Corn is likely growing on the Gowanus Expressway, a botanist from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden said. A lone stalk appears to have cropped up on the shoulder of the Staten Island-bound highway near 39th Street, according to photos taken on Sept. 21 and reviewed by experts. The elevated roadway that cuts through industrial Sunset Park may seem an odd place for the famously rural grain to grow, but hominy finds harmony amid gritty conditions, an expert said.
via Brooklyn Paper
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