Daniel Atha
Daniel Atha Daniel Atha is the Conservation Program Manager at The New York Botanical Garden. He has conducted botanical field work in all 50 states of the US as well as Vietnam, Bolivia, Mexico, Belize, and several states of the former Soviet Union. His work is focused on three areas: floristics—what plants grow in a particular region; taxonomy—how to tell one plant from another, what to call it and what it's related to; and applied botany—how plants are used for food, medicine, shelter and other useful purposes. He is an associate editor of the Garden's systematic botany journal, Brittonia, and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the City University of New York.

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