Plant Man (Phytovir) is a tender seasonal shrub with unusual legs that stride across campus during rambunctious events. Growing six to seven feet tall, the shiny green foliage of this plant causes quite a spectacle. The Plant Man is very susceptible to heat and drought, and rarely travels for more than an hour at a time. It's wandering movement often attracts the attention of tourists.

Propagation of Plant Man has not proven to be successful.

To learn about other plants that can be found growing in Davis, please take a look at our Town Flora.


Plant Man's first known appearance Exhibiting severe wilting from heat and stress.