Intro to Plant ID - The Arboretum
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Friday, April 5; 1:30PM - 4:00PM

Intro to Plant ID

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Register here for the four week class.

Friday, April 5
Friday, April 12
Friday, April 19
Friday, April 26
1:30 – 4pm
$60 Arboretum members
$70 for non-members (includes Arboretum Admission)

Arboretum Botanist, Frank McDonough, will instruct this class that looks at more than a dozen major plant families represented by specimens here at the Arboretum.

You will learn about plant classification, how to identify plants genus, family, and order using both printed and digital plant keys. You will also learn how to identify and determine the most important plant structures for identifying an unknown plant, strategies for using the internet to help you identify plants, and other tools and skills useful in plant identification.

Each student is required to have: a 10X or 20X jewelers loop (preferably with light) and copy of “How to Identify Plants” by H.D. Harrington.


$60 members per class
$70 non-members per class (includes Arboretum Admission)

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Cancellation & Refund Policy
The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the class non-viable. If the Arboretum cancels a class, registrants will be offered a full refund. There are no refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the start of the class. For all other cancellations, your payment will be refunded minus a 10% processing fee.

Questions? Please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623.

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