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Bobby J Ward

Bobby J. Ward is past president of the North American Rock Garden Society. He has a degree in plant physiology, received his PhD in botany from North Carolina State University, and is a retired environmental scientist. A dedicated gardener, he has long been interested in plant names and plant lore. His book "A Contemplation Upon Flowers: Garden Plants in Myth and Literature" won the Quill & Trowel Award of the Garden Writers Association.