Join us for a lively virtual exploration of Colorado’s plant families. Extensive photos along with sketches of distinguishing characteristics will enhance identifying and keying flora. While there are approximately 155 plant families in Colorado, this presentation will emphasize those with the most species, for example, Asteraceae (sunflowers), Brassicaceae (mustards), and Rosaceae (rose), along with common shrubs and some trees. This webinar is designed for beginners and intermediate amateur botanists or anyone new to our fabulous flora.
Lenore Mitchell is a native Coloradan who has taught Basic Botany courses at DU’s Olli Adult Ed Program for 5 years and CSU Extension’s Native Plant Master Program for 16 years. She is also a former President of the CoNPS Denver Metro Chapter. Lenore has been a Master Gardener, a Naturalist at Roxborough State Park, and a Denver Botanic Gardens hike leader for the alpines at Mt Goliath.
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