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Vascular Flora of the Blue Ridge

June 13 - June 24

Instructor: Dr. Paul Manos (Duke University)

The course is designed for students of all sorts, professional biologists, and amateur enthusiasts. The goals are to introduce plant diversity with a community-based approach through field observations of the flora of the Blue Ridge: to emphasize basic distinguishing features among lycophytes, ferns and seed plants; to focus on field characteristics of common and rare species and their habitats; to use keys to identify species; and to better understand the ecology of the major plant communities of the region and the biogeography of the species.

Prerequisites: One course in Introductory biology or ecology, training in natural history or permission of instructor

Cost: $1000 course fee + $600 housing fee (if staying on-site)

Click here for the syllabus.

Details

Start:
June 13
End:
June 24
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Venue

Highlands Biological Station
265 North 6th St
Highlands, NC 28741 United States
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Phone:
828-526-2602
Website:
highlandsbiological.org