Native Flora in Spring

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Witness the diversity of plants in the northeast as they flower and set seed in rapid succession. Follow the bloom sequence of spring wildflowers, shrubs and trees during this much anticipated season of rebirth. Learn to identify native plants using taxonomic keys and family characteristics. Students will practice these skills using a 10X hand lens during walks in the Garden. Prerequisite: Basic Plant ID

Required Textbooks:
Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Little, Brown and Company, 1989
ISBN-10: 0316604429
ISBN-13: 978-0316604420

Symonds, George. The Tree Identification Book. New York: Quill, 1958

Materials needed:
10X hand lens (loupe)

Basic Plant ID

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