Plants permeate human life. Our physical and cultural environments are infused with the lives of plants. Even the oxygen in the air we breathe is the result of their biological processes. Indeed, “we rely on plants for food, shelter, fuel, and fibers for clothing, as well as for our gardens, landscape, and artistic inspiration”. And yet, many of us struggle to even notice their existence, a phenomenon described as “plant blindness”.
Standing in the shadows of plants
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