2014

SP5206 : Oxford Botanic Garden: rice

taken 10 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Oxford Botanic Garden: rice
Oxford Botanic Garden: rice
I think this is the first time I have seen rice growing in Britain, even in a glasshouse.
Oxford Botanic Garden

The botanic garden has its origins as far back as 1621 but acquired its present name in 1840 and its present extent of 2 hectares in 1945. It is one of the constituent parts of Oxford University; an entry fee is charged to most adult visitors but current students are exempt and Oxford alumni get a discount. Official website LinkExternal link

Information from the National Heritage website LinkExternal link (the Garden is grade 1 listed).


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Stephen Craven   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 26 March, 2014   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 1 April, 2014
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