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MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE BAY AREA: A BIOREGIONAL EXPLORATION

Date:
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Tellur Fenner
Location Details:
Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

From the mist shrouded sea cliffs to the sun-baked arid expanse of its eastern most regions, the San Francisco Bay area provides us with a chance to view a large variety of botanical specimens all within a relatively small geographical range. Join us as we discover together the diverse array of medicinal plants found growing within these contrasting yet closely interconnected micro-climates. Historical and modern medicinal applications will be covered along with any edible and/or utilitarian potential. Tips on basic plant identification will be offered, with an emphasis on how to differentiate poisonous look-alike plants from their beneficial counterparts. Plant family characteristics will be discussed as well.

Class cost: $40
Added to the calendar on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 4:33PM
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