Botany Classes

Study aspects of botany in the classroom and in the field.  Instructors: Joey Thompson and Dr. Douglas A. DeBerry, Research Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at the College of William and Mary, and contributing author on the Flora of Virginia and a professional botanist.

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Class Schedule
April-August 2019

Intermediate Botany | June 26, 27, 28

This course provides an in-depth overview of the tools and techniques used by botanists to identify plants to the species level, with a strong emphasis on family characteristics.  Attendees are exposed to concepts in plant classification, nomenclature, habitat, distribution, and of course, vegetative and reproductive characteristics – all of which can be used to help identify plants to the species level.  Instructor: Dr. Douglas A. DeBerry

Grasses, Sedges, Rushes | August 5, 6

This course is for the disgruntled multitudes who would like to gain a better understanding of grass, sedge, and rush terminology, classification, nomenclature, and most importantly, identification.  In addition, those already proficient in plant identification will find this course to be a useful refresher.   Instructor: Dr. Douglas A. DeBerry

 

The summer/fall season of classes will publish on July 31, 2019.

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