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Plant Science: Understanding Plants Class Online (2020)

Plant Science: Understanding Plants—Online
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6-week Online Course 

June 1–July 12, 2020

Course then remains accessible for six months

Optional exam

Fee: $179 by May 25, 2020

$189 after May 25, 2020

Ever wonder what a phrase such as “dentate margin” means? Improve your plant identification skills through a study of leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits. Look in detail at the methods (morphology) and terminology (nomenclature) used to describe plants throughout the seasons. Gain an understanding of the botanical system of plant names and how the plant kingdom is organized. This course covers important “groundwork” for anyone hoping to become a better gardener.


Christine Bradish


Fully Online

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