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Heber W. Youngken, Jr. Medicinal Plant Garden

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United States of America - Rhode Island - Kingston

Institution Code: DRUPG

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Heber W. Youngken, Jr. Medicinal Plant Garden

The garden and greenhouse were established in 1958 and dedicated to Heber W. Youngken, Jr. Dean Emeritus of the College of Pharmacy in 1994. The Garden functions as an educational display of medicinal plants herbs and spices and also as a conservatory source of standard specimens. The brick pathways which crisscross the quarter - acre formal style garden provide easy access for visitors to examine the labeled plants.

Main Address:
Heber W. Youngken, Jr. Medicinal Plant Garden
University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy
41 Lower College Road
Kingston
Rhode Island 02881 United States of America

Telephone: (401) 874-5842
Fax: (401) 874-2181
URL: www.uri.edu/pharmacy/garden/
Primary Email: pharmcol@etal.uri.edu

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Yuzuru Shimizu, Professor Emeritus
    Curator's Name: J. Peter Morgan, Senior Gardener
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1957
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.4839585
    Longitude: -71.5286071
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: No
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Medicinal plants.

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes