botany 

The Study of Plants

bot a ny ˈbät(ə)nē/   noun  the scientific study of plants, including their physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, classification, and economic importance. the plant life of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.

The Botany Series investigates the root systems of plants that my mother hybridized for her family owned perennial nursery. The micro-landscapes of these tubers reveal the withering source that once offered nutrients for growth.