Herbularium du Morvan

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The Herbularium du Morvan (500 m²), more formally known as the Herbularium du parc naturel régional du Morvan, is a botanical garden with arboretum located at the Maison du Parc in the Parc naturel régional du Morvan, Saint-Brisson, Nièvre, Burgundy, France. It is open year-round; admission is free.

The garden was established in 1987, inspired by medieval medicinal herb gardens but with a broader view encompassing plants native to the Morvan. It contains about 170 labeled species within 32 boxwood-edged beds (15 m² each) as follows:

  • characteristic plants of the Morvan (ten beds)
  • climatic influences of the Morvan, with rare species (three beds)
  • botanical miscellany (three beds)
  • medicinal plants from the Morvan (six beds)
  • cultivated food plants (three beds)
  • local traditions (four beds)
  • common plants and folk medicine (three beds)

Its arboretum contains a number of labeled specimens as well as a pond.

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Coordinates: 47°16′31″N 4°05′56″E / 47.2753°N 4.0990°E / 47.2753; 4.0990