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



Schedule: ONLINE: 4 Wednesdays, 9/21-10/12, 6-8pm; ONSITE: 3 Sundays, 9/25-10/16 (no class 10/9), 10am-12pm
Times: 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Instructor: James Kaechele James Kaechele
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG, Watson Room 315
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 231BOT375BBL
Price Non-Member : $415.00
Member : $379.00
Prerequisite(s): Basic Plant ID
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