Unmasked: the mystery plant-namers of Toulouse

Mysterious botanists who have been identifying wild plants and writing their names on a city’s streets have been unmasked.

Pesticides have no longer been used in French cities, including Toulouse, in recent years, so wild plants have resurfaced on pavements.

Residents in Toulouse have been spotting the names of them chalked on pavements.

News spread fast on social media, as everyone wanted to know who was behind the idea.

The duo behind the naming have been revealed as botanist Boris Presseq and ...

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