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Grasses are the most economically and ecologically important plant family but most of us know very little about them and fewer still know how to identify grasses. In this class, we will learn to recognize common fall-flowering grass species of the Georgia Piedmont. During the first half of the class, we will dissect grass plants to learn the basic structures that are useful for identification in the field. The last two hours of the class will be spent in the field examining a variety of native and exotic grasses. Be sure to bring a hand lens if you have one.

 

 

Course Outline

Topics covered in this class will include:

  • Common grasses of the piedmont ecosystem
  • Grass anatomy & terminology
  • Identification of grasses
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Section Title
Warm-Season Grasses of the Georgia Piedmont
Type
In Person
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 1:00PM
Dates
Oct 07, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Location
  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia Locations
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

In this class, we will learn to recognize common fall-flowering grass species of the Georgia Piedmont. During the first half of the class, we will dissect grass plants to learn the basic structures that are useful for identification in the field. The last two hours of the class will be spent in the field examining a variety of native and exotic grasses. Be sure to bring a hand lens if you have one.

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