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Unravelling Botanical Names

Dates:February 15, 2017
Meets:W from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location:Main House Lecture Room 2
Instructor:Amy Highland
Fee: $15.00


Scientific names offer precision and accuracy when identifying plants, but they are also a bit intimidating. Amy Highland, Director of Collections at Mt. Cuba Center, explains how to pronounce botanical names and reveals how they provide an extra layer of understanding about plants: where they come from; who discovered them; what groups they belong to; and even how they were used in native cultures. Learn ways to conquer the secret language of plants and add another level of skill to your gardening talents.  

Snow date for this class is Wednesday, February 22.

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