Plant Identification Basics Field Course - U of I Extension

Plant Identification Basics Field Course

The University of Illinois Extension Forestry Program is sponsoring this one-day field course, led by botanist Chris Benda to learn the basics of plant identification. 

Cost is $25/attendee, lunch included.

Course topics

  • Field identification of herbaceous and woody plants
  • Plant characteristic terminology
  • Habitat preferences for different plant species
  • The use of keys and manuals to identify unknown species

For more information – contact Extension Forester Chris Evans at or 618-695-3383.

Date and Time

May 7, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
354 State Highway 145N
Simpson, IL 62985

This event is located in Pope County.