Winter Tree Identification (Certificate in Native Plants Elective Course)

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Date: 29 January 2011
Time: 8:30AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: members $40, non-members $45
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center Classroom 2


Students will learn the basics of identifying deciduous trees in their dormant condition by observing and describing twigs, bark, leaf scars, fruits, branching patterns, and tree form. Students will use a hand lens and a simple dichotomous key for woody plants to identify species. Class time will be divided between classroom exercises and a field trip to the deciduous woods at the Botanical Garden.