University of Massachusetts Boston
Biology Department Greenhouses
The Biology Department greenhouses serve the faculty and students at the Boston Harbor campus by providing the ideal environment to learn about plants. Numerous collections of plants native to tropical, desert, and temperate climates are present for research and for demonstration of the diversity of the plant kingdom.
The greenhouses are located on the fourth floor of the Science Building at the University of Massachusetts Boston harbor campus.
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00-4:00
the greenhouses are closed Saturdays,
Sundays and all holidays.
for special arrangements or tours.
Tim O'Donnell of the Gerontology Institute took this photo of the collection of desert plants. The photo was taken during a McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies field trip to the UMass Boston Greenhouse.
Plants of interest
Photo: Greg Meyers
Late flowering because the plant has been outside most of the past winter. Photo taken :April 25, 2012
Artwork from Art 281 drawing
Ponderosa Lemon by Alex DeMambro
Jim Allen's page
A Greenhouse Blooming With Activity
from Alumni Magazine 1997