A Cleveland botanical farm has announced plans to sell the oldest known specimen of the plant in the U.S.
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Cleveland Botanical Garden, located in southwest Ohio, has released a video on the garden’s Facebook page explaining the history of the specimen.
It comes from a 17th century plant known as the Buckeye and was the only one of its kind in the world.
The garden said the specimen was donated to the garden by the Ohio State Botanical Collection in 2015.
The collection was one of the few that could collect the plant and the plant’s owner, Dr. Joseph Mather, said in a statement.
“We were very fortunate to have the chance to learn from this unique specimen.
We’re grateful to Dr. Mather and his team for sharing this important information,” the garden said.
The specimen, which is the oldest plant known to have lived in the United States, was collected in Columbus by the botanical collection in 2013 and sent to the Cleveland Botanic Garden, where it has since been preserved.
The museum is holding the specimen for museum display, but it’s not currently available for purchase.
The plant, a relative of the sweet potato, has become a symbol of Columbus and the state.
It’s part of the city’s cultural heritage and was planted in Columbus in 1824.
It is believed to be the first commercially grown vegetable in the state and has been a symbol for Columbus ever since.
Cleveland Botanical Garden, located in southwest Ohio, has released a video on the garden’s Facebook page explaining the history of…