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Chihuahuan Desert Gardens

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United States of America - Texas - El Paso

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Chihuahuan Desert Gardens
University of Texas at El Paso
500 West University Avenue, Centennial Museum
El Paso
Texas 79902 United States of America

Telephone: (915) 747-5565
Fax: (915) 747-5411
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. W. Warner (Bill) Wood
    Curator's Name: John White, Garden Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Charles Gilbert, Grounds Keeper
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1999
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 31.7704530
    Longitude: -106.5042280
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Chihuahuan Desert Gardens
  • Local Address:
  • Locality: City: El Paso
  • Locality: State: Texas

Features and Facilities

  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes