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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Yellow Composites

The yellow-flowered members of the Asteraceae family are ubiquitous: dandelions (Taraxacum), coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), hawkweeds (Hieracium), lettuces (Lactuca), sow-thistles (Sonchus), sunflowers (Helianthus), and more. But they can be confusing to differentiate! Through a visual presentation, herbarium specimens, and a field excursion, you will learn many of the yellow-flowered members of the composite family in New England, the key field features that distinguish them, and the different habitats in which they occur.

Date/time detailsSunday, August 9, 2020, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
LocationNasami Farm, Whately, MA
Program codeBOT3022
Fee$90 (Members)/$108 (Nonmembers)
InstructorTed Elliman
CertificateElective: Basic and Advanced, Botany

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