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East Asian Plants on the University of Kansas Campus

A Cultural and Horticultural Guide

Many East Asian plants found on the KU campus have a rich history in the art and literature from where they originated. Click on the name of each botanical below to learn more.

List of plants of East Asian origin found on the KU campus. Horticultural information is available by clicking on the name of each plant. We also provide approximate bloom periods and tips on how to find each plant on campus.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in nearby Kansas City houses one of the best Asian art collections in the United States. Consider a visit to personally see masterpieces featuring Asian botanicals.


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