Adult Programs

Native Plant ID (in person)

Enrich your understanding of our local natural areas by learning to identify the most common native plants you’re likely to encounter.

Content Detail

Enrich your understanding of the local natural areas by learning to identify the most common native plants you’re likely to encounter. Colorful flowers and swaying grasses change from day to day in the Arboretum’s prairies, woodlands, and wetlands. Head outdoors with an expert and learn to identify some of the native stars of our natural areas.  

This class is great for the beginner or for any naturalist looking to brush up on native plant ID. 

# N233

Held outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for walking in tall grass. 

Supplies

Please bring your hat and water bottle and wear sun and insect protection. A hand lens and your favorite field guide will be useful (some will be available to borrow). 

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • If you are unwell, or have been in contact with someone who is unwell in the last two weeks, you must stay home. A full refund will be issued on request.
  • Participants who are not vaccinated or are partly vaccinated must wear a face mask and practice social distancing, indoors and outdoors. Face masks and social distancing are optional for fully vaccinated individuals.
  • By attending Arboretum programs without a face mask, you are affirming that you are fully vaccinated (at least two weeks have passed since your final shot).

Spencer Campbell, program coordinator, collections volunteers,  or Katrina Lewin, plant collections specialist, The Morton Arboretum

Donate

Your support is vital to the Arboretum, where the power of trees makes a positive impact on people’s lives.

Make a gift