Tour: Marvelous Morphology: Leaves

Event Date: 
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Dr. Susan Pell, USBG Deputy Executive Director
Ever wonder what the spots on the back of fern leaves are or how a banana tree's trunk is formed? Join Susan on a tour of the Garden and discover leaf structures and their various functions. Learn what parts of an acacia plant ants rely on and why palm trees have striped trunks. Topics such as leaf shapes, margins, adaptations, petioles, positions, and overall structural diversity will be explored and explained.

DATE: Thursday, March 22
TIME: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Tour meets in the center of the Garden Court
FREE: Pre-registration required