Crash Course in Flowering Plant Families

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Instructor: Linda Vorobik, Ph.D.
Dates: Monday – Wednesday, July 27-29, 2020
Location: SFI in Selma
Tuition: $225

Naturalist Certificate Credits: 16 hrs.



This intensive plant identification class focusing on over 50 plant families and their traits will enhance your field skills. You’ll also learn how to recognize certain genera, especially the ferns and conifers, and improve your keying skills. Dr. Vorobik has been teaching plant identification classes since the 1990s and this course is the most popular and most effective way to  improve plant recognition. Morning labs and lectures whet the appetite for afternoon botanizing in the field. Some plant keying experience is strongly recommended, although all skill levels are welcome.

An optional day-long foray to Bigelow Lakes on Sunday, July 26, is available at a reduced tuition for students signed up for this course.