Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center 
400 Garden Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37419

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CNP Program Manager 
Wild Ones - Tennessee Valley Chapter 

Understanding Botanical Names 

Most people, when faced with botanical names, quickly flee in the opposite direction. Because these names are in a foreign language, they can be intimidating and overwhelming to many, hence they are often avoided. Learn how fascinating, enlightening and humorous botanical names can be! You'll be surprised how much you can discern about a plant merely based on its botanical name. Botanical nomenclature topics to be discussed will be history, formatting, pronunciation, common prefixes and suffixes, recommended references, and much more.  Join Birmingham Botanical Garden’s Kaul Wildflower curator John Manion for an educational and entertaining class on what’s in a native plant name.This course is an elective course and provides 4 credits toward the completion of the Certificate in Native Plants program.

Registration Policy:  As with all Certificate in Native Plants classes, class size is limited.  To give everyone the best opportunity to participate, there is a non-refundable cancellation fee of $10, with the balance refunded if you cancel at least 7 calendar days before the class will be held.  If the class is cancelled by the instructor or the CNP program, registrants will get a full refund.  

If you do not pay online, you will need to mail your check to Wild Ones-Tennessee Valley Chapter, 4918 Marlow Drive, Red Bank, TN 37415.  Please put the date of the program in the memo line as well as the last name of the person you are registering.  You will not be registered until your payment is received.