#27—Interview: Prof. Walter Judd

 
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In this special episode we interview Dr. Walter Judd, professor emeritus of botany at the University of Florida and co-author of Flora of Middle-Earth: Plants of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Legendarium. While this book serves as centerpiece to our discussion (after we learn what exactly a flora is), we also talk about the phenomenon of plant blindness and work through our guest’s favorite passage from The Lord of the Rings. Finally, Prof. Judd gives some pointers for those interested in learning more about their own local flora.

You can learn more about the Flora of Middle-Earth at its OUP site.

https://thetolkienheads.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/026-17_11_20-walter-judd-episode.mp3

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