University of Minnesota Duluth Greenhouse Virtual Tour

Greenhouse Location | Greenhouse Hours | Greenhouse Contact Information | Plant Labels | Classes | Cuttings | More Information |
Greenhouse Location
Deb Shubat's office is Life Science 204, the Upper Greenhouse is Life Science 208, and the Lower Greenhouse is Life Science 20. Map of UMD Campus
Greenhouse Hours
The UMD Greenhouse is open from 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Contact Deb Shubat to set up a group tour at (218)726-7258. Group tours are only available in the morning. Deb Shubat is available in the greenhouse from 8:00am-2:30pm during the academic year.
Greenhouse Contact Information

Telephone number: (216)726-7258
UMD Greenhouse
Department of Biology
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

Plant Labels

Each potted plant contains a label, with up to five lines of information:

  1. plant Family
  2. Genus species
  3. Cultivar or botanical variety
  4. Common name
  5. world origin

Using the scientific name, additional information about these plants can be found on the web or in the library.

Class Use

The UMD Greenhouse is used by the following classes:

  • Art 1xxx, 2xxx, 3xxx Drawing Courses
  • Biol 1001 Biology and Society
  • Biol 1010 Home Horticulture
  • Biol 1011 General Biology I
  • Biol 1012 General Biology II
  • Biol 1093 Biological Illustration
  • Biol 3601 Plant Diversity
  • Biol 3603 Plant Taxonomy
  • Biol 4701 Invertebrate Biology
  • Biol 4731 Entomology
  • Biol 5601 Plant Physiology
  • Biol 5602 Plant Physiology Laboratory

Other classes from around the campus use the greenhouses occationally, as well.


Click here to find a list of common house plants available for cuttings.

For information on obtaining cuttings, contact Deb Shubat at (218)726-7258 or

Student Employment Opportunities

Scott holding plant

Every year the greenhouse hires several student workers. Volunteer opportunities are also occasionally available. Contact Deb Shubat for more information
Other plant information sources

Minnesota Agricultural Extension Services

Garden Web



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