Though this is not a picture of her, I can’t help but tell you a bit about Mary Agnes Chase because she was a remarkable woman. She was a botanist who specialized in grasses and worked for the USDA and the Smithsonian. She was also a supporter of women’s suffrage who was force-fed while on hunger strike. She published a three-volume index of U.S. grasses at age 93. All this and she never made it past grade school. She was a true botanical badass. ~AR
Really, Dr. Rolfs, is that the best way to go? Up the jungly bamboo slope? It’s awful jungly is all, Dr. Rolfs. Frightfully jungly. Your way is beset with staggering amounts of jung!