About began as a blog in November of 2016. It focused on photographs, plant facts, and plant ID. It has since expanded to include a website, social media presence and, as of 2016, a YouTube series. is intended as a resource for anyone interested in plants, and a means for building community.’s content has been used by teachers, professors, and the general public to build knowledge about the amazing natural world that surrounds us.

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About the Author

Mary Guwre is the creator behind She is a botanist and educator, with a passion for STEM education. She is particularly enthusiastic about reaching under-represented groups and minorities.

Mary Guwre is also interested in curriculum frameworks alignment and the potential for enriching classroom experiences with extracurricular and hands-on science content. She is available as a freelance educator for work on programs, events or websites. You can reach her at

Claire currently works on a farm, where she plans programming and occasionally chases escaped sheep. She is an avid knitter and reader, and she spends her weekends exploring the landscape with her dog.