Learn how to identify plants using basic botany terms and concepts in this online, self-paced class offered by The Morton Arboretum. Whether you are a natural resources volunteer or specialist, gardener, naturalist, or artist, this introductory course provides the fundamentals you need to get started identifying plants in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and beyond.
From the comfort of your home or office, you can use the self-paced online learning modules to learn about plant identification anytime. The educational slides in the featured in the learning modules are narrated by an Arboretum plant expert and are paired with interactive, no-pressure quizzes that will help you learn the vocabulary and concepts needed to name and identify plants as well as describe their structures and life histories.
How self-paced online classes work
To access the class, you will log into TreeLearning, the Arboretum’s online learning portal. Instructions for accessing TreeLearning will be sent to registrants by email from firstname.lastname@example.org following registration. You have access to the course for 60 days and can complete the materials anytime.
Complete the self-paced e-learning modules with reading material, short videos, interactive activities, and quizzes to check your understanding.
The course will take approximately 90 minutes. The course does not need to be completed in one sitting.
Your instructor will not be online with you.
Course number: #W011-OD