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Native Flora in Spring
Our native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs signal rebirth in spring. Learn to identify them and become familiar with their structure and taxonomy. Take part in field walks and classroom sessions, and practice using taxonomic keys. Students are required to make their own collections of plants and may borrow a herbarium press ($30 deposit required).

Required Textbooks:
Steven Clemants and Carol Gracie, Wildflowers in the Field and Forest: A Field Guide to the Northeastern United States, Oxford University Press, 2006
ISBN-10: 0195150058
ISBN-13: 978-0195150056
Bruce Kershner, Craig Tufts, Daniel Mathews and Gil Nelson, National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Trees of North America, Sterling (May 9, 2008)
ISBN-10: 1402738757
ISBN-13: 978-1402738753

Recommended Textbooks:
Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 1989), ISBN-10: 0316604429, ISBN-13: 978-0316604420
Symonds, George. The Tree Identification Book. New York: Quill, 1958
Symonds, George. The Shrub Identification Book. New York: Morrow & Co, 1963
Available Sessions