Cal Poly Plant Conservatory

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United States of America - California - San Luis Obispo

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Cal Poly Plant Conservatory

The Cal Poly Plant Conservatory is a large glasshouse facility located in the center of the Cal Poly campus. The primary mission of the Cal Poly Plant Conservatory is to maintain a diverse, well-documented, and accurately labeled living plant collection supporting and enhancing teaching and research for the faculty and students of Cal Poly. A secondary goal of the Conservatory is to help foster education about plant biology and conservation of rare species through support of community outreach programs!

Main Address:
Cal Poly Plant Conservatory
California Polytechnic State University
Mailing: Room 373 Fisher Science
San Luis Obispo
California 93407 United States of America

Telephone: (805) 756-2775
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Matt Ritter
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2002
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 35.302179
    Longitude: -120.660379
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Indoor teaching collection.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes