Research Topic: Native Flower Growing on Harsh Soil Does the flower of your interest have an important role or impact on the environment it lives in? How did you begin your journey of research as a graduate student? What do you hope to gain out of your overall research experience? Can you describe what a typical day is like for conducting research on the plant? What do you think makes the experience of conducting research enjoyable? Were there any interesting or surprising facts you learned about the plant?