Introduction to Taxonomy; How Plants are Classified (core)


Instructor: Tom Diggs, Ph.D., Asst. Professor of Plant Biology, University of North Georgia

Saturday, January 26 | 9 - 5 p.m.

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Members $85 | Non-members $95

Plant taxonomy is the science of recognizing, classifying and naming plant species. This fascinating field of study gives insights into evolution, natural history and ecology. Participants in this entry level class will learn about the history of modern taxonomy, the basics of naming plants, the fundamentals of plant family trees, the plant classification hierarchy and the use of keys in plant identification.



Refunds (minus a $15 processing fee) given if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to class start date. (You are always welcome to send another person under your registration if you cannot attend.) A $15 processing fee will be charged for class transfers at any time. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to lack of participation; if we cancel a class as such, we will issue a full refund. Please be aware that we strive to hold classes regardless of weather, so plan accordingly. In the unlikely event a class has to be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will attempt to notify you, and a refund (minus a $15 processing fee) will be issued.