North Carolina Botanical Garden

Fall Flora

with Amanda Faucette, NCBG Conservation Botanist

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Dates: Saturdays October 13, 20, 27, and November 3

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $130 ($117 Members)


This course is intended for a broad audience as well as for students who are enrolled in either of the NCBG certificate programs. Field trips and exercises provide experience in the use of identification keys and recognition of plants in a natural setting. Upon completion of this course, students will have an understanding of basic plant morphology, naming conventions for plants and the history of scientific naming, how to identify the prominent plants of the season using a dichotomous key and field characteristics, all through a season-specific lens.

No prerequisites.

NOTE: Field sessions may involve moderate off-trail hiking; be prepared for weather conditions.



Remaining Seats: 0

Registration open through 10/13/2018 11:59 PM EST |  Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Amanda is from Castalia, NC. She served five years in the U.S. Navy as a Quartermaster First Class based out of Sasebo, Japan. She earned her M.S. in Plant Biology from NC State University and authored the Vascular Flora of Buxton Woods. Amanda is currently the Conservation Botanist at NCBG.

Certificate in Native Plant Studies Credits

Seasonal Local Flora classes: Credits - 1

This course fulfills a core requirement in our Certificate in Native Plant Studies program and in our Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration program.

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