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No leaves? No Problem! Use a combination of habitat, persistent fruits, galls, marcescent leaves, and further characteristics to identify shrubs in winter. In addition to identification, the instructor discusses the habitat’s natural history. Appropriate as an introduction or as a review for those who have taken the core course in Native New England Shrubs and/or Shrubs in Winter. Bring lunch and a hand lens if able.

11/10/2018
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Grassy Pond Conservation Land
Acton, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Lindsay Martucci
617.489.3930


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NAKED SHRUBS

 

No leaves? No Problem! Use a combination of habitat, persistent fruits, galls, marcescent leaves, and further characteristics to identify shrubs in winter. In addition to identification, the instructor discusses the habitat’s natural history. Appropriate as an introduction or as a review for those who have taken the core course in Native New England Shrubs and/or Shrubs in Winter. Bring lunch and a hand lens if able.

 

Meeting location will be announced before class. 

 

Habitat: meadow edge, upland forest, pond edge, streams, and wetlands

Known for: wide variety of shrubs including several wetland species such as winterberry, leatherleaf, and buttonbush

Difficulty: easy

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Grassy Pond Conservation Land, Acton, MA

 

Instructor: Roland "Boot" Boutwell, naturalist

Fee: $38 (Member)/$46 (Nonmember)

 

Cosponsor: New England Wild Flower Society 

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