Paul Cox presents "Edible Weeds" - June 14th, 2012


Paul W. Cox is a consulting botanist and lecturer, drawing from 3 decades of Southwestern United States Botany. His experience began in the 1970's with research at the Heard Natural History Museum. By invitation, he served as Horticulturist for the City of San Antonio, then supervisor of the Botanical Gardens where he led the construction and development of this renowned garden. Over the next 30 years, he served as interim Director and Assistant Director, continuing his leadership and development of the Garden's resources and programs. Today, Paul continues to serve the botanical community through his writing, lectures and consulting for legal, municipal, commercial and residential clients.


Paul Cox: Publications

1975-1977 – Worked on a vegetational survey for the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest Study of the Trinity River Bottom, virgin forest analysis of Neches River Bottom, and Bastrop Pine Root Study

1978 – Co-author for Woody Plants of the Western Gulf Region

1988 – Senior co-author, Texas Trees-A Friendly Guide, winner of two awards, now in sixth printing

1990 – April, spent one month in Japan, as a guest of the Japanese Government, learning Japanese gardening techniques

1990 – November, article in Endangered Species Journal, Reintroduction of the Texas Snowbell, Styrax texana

1998 – Senior Editor, co-author of McMillen’s Texas Gardening Guide to Wildflowers