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Ecology of Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers

Date(s): 
4/27/2019
Time(s): 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Description: 
The onset of spring brings beautiful wildflowers to the woodlands of Illinois, and Starved Rock State Park is home to a rich variety of common and rare spring ephemeral wildflowers.  These plants deploy an amazing array of strategies to deal with the challenges of living on the forest floor.  This talk will cure your winter blues by discussing the myriad of adaptations by these interesting plants.
By Botanist and SIU Instructor Chris Benda the Illinois Botanizer
For more information: 
Event Type: 
Flora (plants)
DNR Region(s): 
1
Location: 
Starved Rock Visitor Center
DNR Park: 
Starved Rock
Address: 
2678 N. State Rte 178
City, State ZIP: 
  IL  
Directions: 
 
Contact person/email: 
Lisa Sons / lisa.sons@illinois.gov
Phone/Fax: 
815-667-4726 /  
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