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Botanical Names Demystified (Online)

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Chris Benda

What you'll learn in this botany class:

Learn to call plants by their botanical names in this self-guided online class. 

In this course, you will:

  • learn the in’s and out’s of the scientific naming of plants
  • understand why these naming conventions are useful and important
  • get tips and tricks for pronunciation, and
  • learn botanical names for 40 common plant species that are native to Illinois.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes: The registrars office is the one who confirms registrations ([email protected]). They respond to emails Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 4pm. If a student registers through Coursehorse on Friday evening for a Saturday class, we will not have a way to confirm them.

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Refund requests must be submitted to the registrar by email ([email protected]) or by phone (630-719-2468) one full business day prior to the program start date. If the registration fee is $25.00 or more, the registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. If the registration fee is less than $25.00, the registration fee will be refunded in full. 

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable within 24 hours the program’s start date. The Morton Arboretum cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations. 

Students will be issued a full refund in the event that The Morton Arboretum cancels a class for any reason.

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