Learn to identify native and introduced herbs, ferns, shrubs, and trees as they appear in summer, and get to know plants that may be found in fields, on roadsides, and in woodlands and wetlands. Learn about basic plant structure and taxonomy. You'll also make your own plant collections. You may borrow a herbarium press ($30 deposit required). Please bring sunscreen.
Steven Clemants and Carol Gracie, Wildflowers in the Field and Forest: A Field Guide to the Northeastern United States, Oxford University Press, 2006
Arthur Harmount Graves, Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubs: A Handbook of the Woody Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada, Dover Publications; Revised edition (August 20, 1992)
Bruce Kershner, Craig Tufts, Daniel Mathews and Gil Nelson, National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Trees of North America, Sterling (May 9, 2008)
Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 1989)