Dade Native Plant Workshop

Enthusiastic folks who wish to learn how to identify South Florida's wild plants

GREETINGS! This free public workshop meets every third tuesday of each month. Novices & Experts alike are welcome.

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Leah Laurel left a comment for Marlene Krantz
"I'll ask one of the young guys at the nursery. send me your phone number."
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Jeffrey Summers is now a member of Dade Native Plant Workshop
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May 19th, 2020 Native Plant Workshop Cancelled

Well, this COVID-19 thing has made meetings a bit difficult.  County guidelines currently recommend groups of ten or less, so that pretty much fits in with the typical number of people who attend the workshop.  However, Miami Dade College is shut down, so we do not have a facility to meet in.  I spoke with Theresa Chormanski, and she stated that maybe in the Fall (September).  Now that a third month (May) has been canceled, that leaves us with June, July, and August. If any of you know of a…See More
May 12
 

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May 19th, 2020 Native Plant Workshop Cancelled

Well, this COVID-19 thing has made meetings a bit difficult.  County guidelines currently recommend groups of ten or less, so that pretty much fits in with the typical number of people who attend the workshop.  However, Miami Dade College is shut down, so we do not have a facility to meet in.  I spoke with Theresa Chormanski, and she stated that maybe in the Fall (September).  Now that a third month (May) has been canceled, that leaves us with June, July, and August. 

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on May 12, 2020 at 8:53am

21 April 2020 Dade Native Plant Workshop

April's topic is the genus Nephrolepis (Sword ferns) and will be lead by Jennifer Possley of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens (Woodmansee will be giving a talk in Palm Beach).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on March 18, 2020 at 12:00am

17 March 2020 Dade Native Plant Workshop CANCELED

DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS PANDEMIC, WE WILL NOT BE MEETING THIS TUESDAY.  APRIL'S MEETING IS STILL ON UNTIL OTHERWISE NOTIFIED.

March's topic is the Malvaceae (Mallow Family), this includes the Sterculiaceae, Bombicaceae, and Tiliaceae.  Go to the Institute for Regional Conservation's FISF Online Database Advance Search…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on February 20, 2020 at 7:30am

18 February 2020 Dade Native Plant Workshop

February's topic is the Celastraceae (Stafftree Family), which have six native species in South Florida.  Go to the Institute for Regional Conservation's FISF Online Database Advance Search tab and select "Celastraceae" under the Plant Family look-up, and a list of plants found in South Florida will appear.   Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on January 30, 2020 at 5:30pm

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Cool Online Publication on Native Palm Identification

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Free Online Native Plant Class

Hey folks,  below is a link to a free online native plant class.  George Rogers is quite talented, and I have used his references many times at the Workshop.  …Continue

Started by Steve Woodmansee Dec 3, 2018.

Urban meadow plants

Hey!  Can you identify this specimen?Continue

Started by Jolynne Woodmansee Nov 17, 2015.

Cool Plant Website 3 Replies

Check out this website which has the current taxonomical names for all plant species in the world!  http://www.theplantlist.org/Continue

Started by Steve Woodmansee. Last reply by Christina Dupuy Oct 11, 2014.

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