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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Dr. Lyn Gettys

Aquatic and Wetland Plants

Dr. Gettys conducts research on the aquatic and wetland plants that are found in Florida and the southeastern United States. Her research on invasive plants focuses on the biology, ecology and control of introduced exotic species. Her native plant research includes propagation, nursery production, habitat restoration techniques, and using plants for phytoremediation. She also maintains a collection of native and exotic plants for teaching and demonstration purposes

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Associate Professor

3205 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314
Phone: 954-577-6331 

Research Program

Extension Program


  • Education

    PhD, Plant Genetics and Breeding, University of Florida 2005
    MS, Plant Breeding, North Carolina State University, 2000
    BS, Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida, 1996