Dendrology: Woody Plant Identification


From towering tulip trees to creeping partridge berries, woody plants make up the forests of the Northeast. Learn to identify trees, shrubs, and woody vines by their vegetative characteristics, using their scientific and common names. The focus is on both native and naturalized species, as well as some ofthe most commonly planted in New York City. Class meets outdoors, rain or shine. Bring a hand lens 10x or greater.

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


Prerequisite(s):
Basic Plant ID

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