Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

**NEW DATE** Tour: Marvelous Morphology

Event Date: 
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

Dr. Susan Pell, USBG Science and Public Programs Manager
Ever wonder what the spots and rings on branches are or how to identify trees in winter? Join Susan as she discusses stem structures and their various functions. Learn the features of branches and twigs that help with winter tree and shrub identification. Topics such as vascular bundle scars, terminal buds, bark, and aging branches by counting their scars will be explored and explained. Please note: This tour may go outdoors. Please dress accordingly.

DATE: Friday, January 27
TIME: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Tour meets in the Conservatory Lobby
FREE: Pre-registration required