Native Flora in Summer
Learn to identify native and introduced herbs, ferns, shrubs, and trees as they appear in summer, and get to know plants that may be found in fields, on roadsides, and in woodlands and wetlands. Learn about basic plant structure and taxonomy. You'll also make your own plant collections. You may borrow a herbarium press ($30 deposit required). Please bring sunscreen.
Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Little, Brown & Co. 1989
George W. D. Symonds, The Tree Identification Book, Quill, NY, 1958
Materials needed: Hand lens 10X
Plant press (may be borrowed with a deposit of $30)