The Journeys of Plants - Climbing Plant

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How Do Plants Travel?

A little to very unorthodox. And sometimes with the seed, sometimes with the wind and the seed, sometimes with other similar marvelous crucifixions, crossing small or immense land, they touch the boundaries and know the extremes of their physical spreading zone. Their real or imagined cradle, their journeys on earth and time, as well as the various influences that they receive and exert on both their landscapes and around human communities, are also the subject of the unity of the site. Iggy Pop and ‘The Passenger’ for the uninvited passengers and travelers.

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This section of the site describes the paths of wild plants in space and time, from their confirmed or suspected cradles to their natural boundaries of dispersion, and from the depths of natural history to the modern era.


That is reserved for the wild ones, the same is waiting for the domesticated, cultivated plants. This section of the site records and analyzes their paths in space and time, as well as the uninterrupted effects they have exercised and exert on human societies.

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