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SCNP Core Course: Basic Botany – Clemson

August 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


This introductory course develops a foundation of knowledge and a working vocabulary for all other courses by exploring the basics of plants – their classification, structure, functions, lifecycle, reproduction strategies, and communities through classroom readings hands-on activities. As part of the class materials, you will receive the following books: Brian Capon, Botany for Gardeners and James G. Harris and Melinda Woolf Harris, Plant Terminology: An Illustrated Guide. Instructors: Jeff Beacham, ecologist and SCNPS State Board of Directors President Emeritus, and Kate Farrah, biology instructor at USC, Upstate. Basic botany is required for all other core courses. Please register by August 19.

To register for this class, click here.

10% discount for SCBG and SCNP Society members, click here for the discount code.

To read more about the certificate program, click here.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations made at least 5 business days prior to the class will be subject to a 20% processing fee.
  • Class registration cannot be transferred to other classes.
  • Cancellations made 5 business days before the class will be refunded to the discretion of the SCBG.

Contact Sue Watts [email protected] for more information.


August 26, 2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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South Carolina Botanical Garden – Hayden Center
150 Discovery Lane
Clemson, SC 29634 United States