Native Plant Trust


Monday, April 22, 2024

Forest Landscapes of Southern New England

This presentation will discuss the environmental conditions and flora of southern New England's (CT, MA, RI) major forest communities. The talk will cover spruce-fir; northern hardwood; rich mesic (sugar maple); oak-white pine; oak-hickory; pitch pine-scrub oak; and several more forest and woodland communities. The influence of geology, soils, topography, and disturbance patterns will be discussed for each forest type, as well as their characteristic plants, both common and rare.

Date/time detailsMonday, April 22, 2024, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
LocationGarden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
Program codeBOT4033
Fee$34 (Members)/$40 (Nonmembers)
InstructorTed Elliman
CertificateElective: Basic or Advanced, Botany