Biology

Biology Greenhouse


The Biology Department has a teaching and research greenhouse located in between Pennebaker and Johnson Hall. The greenhouse has been operational since January 2015, and currently houses ca. 200 plants. The living specimens are used in teaching several classes including General Botany 2110, the Introductory Biology sequences, and Field Botany 3240. The greenhouse offers students and faculty an exciting teaching space that highlights the importance and relevance of plants in our everyday lives. Part of the facility is also available for student and faculty research.


Important specimens include:

  1. Desert/succulent collection
  2. Herb and spice collection
  3. Ferns and fern allies
  4. Aquatic plants
  5. Carnivorous/bog plants



Students interested in visiting or working in the greenhouse may contact Shawn Krosnick (skrosnick@tntech.edu) for more information.