Historical Campus Tour

Danforth Campus

Erna Eisendrath Garden

Eisendrath Garden

The Eisendrath Garden was dedicated in memory of Erna Eisendrath. The garden is located next to the Goldfarb Plant Growth Facility. In the garden there is a memorial to Erna Eisendrath.

Erna Eisendrath
Erna Eisendrath

Dr. Erna Eisendrath was a professor of botany at Washington University. During her classes a number of plant species were discovered that had previously not been known. In response to these findings a group known as the Tyson Toilers was founded to discover and catalogue the new species. Erna Eisendrath died in 1984.