Plant Families

Schedule and Location

(SOLD OUT) Saturday, February 3, 8:00 a.m. to noon
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember

Course Description

Improve your plant identification skills by learning characteristics of plant families. With a regional flora of over 2,500 species, the ability to recognize common plant families on sight is a big step toward plant identification. In this class, you will study flower structure and other diagnostic characters of common plant families of the Midwest. The class will be useful to naturalists, gardeners, stewards, and botanical artists.

Instructor: Chris Benda, botanist
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 20

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Course Details

This class is sold out.
Please call the registrar at 630-719-2468 to be waitlisted.
(Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)