Taxonomy of Vascular Plants in South Carolina
Dr. John Nelson, Chief Curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium, uses his expertise to teach students about South Carolina's vascular plants. Successful participants will gain legitimate job skills, as well as:
--Knowledge of names and the field identification of the local vascular flora.
--Knowledge of botanical terminology and principles of plant taxonomy.
--Ability to identify plants using technical keys.
--Understanding of the role of taxonomy in modern biology.