Join us for a fascinating exploration of over 20 palm species; highlights include the zombie palm, the teddy bear palm, and the Egyptian date palm. This 75-minute tour will be led by Katherine Wagner-Reiss, who holds her Certificate in Botany from the New York Botanical Garden.
Palm Questions Discussed:
Which palms are native to Florida?
How do palms withstand wind?
How are palms used as sustainable food sources?
How effective are palms in decreasing harmful greenhouse gases?
How is Mounts protecting threatened palm species?
Friday, April 22nd, 10:00 to 11:30 am
$10 for Members; $18 for nonmembers (includes full Garden admission)
Registration is required; tour size is limited to 20 adults.
Katherine Wagner-Reiss earned her Certificate in Botany from the New York Botanical Garden, where she is a volunteer tour guide and plant description writer. In addition, she produces blogs for the Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia, PA and gives tours for Mounts Botanical Garden. She has a special interest in palms that are cultivated in the southeastern USA and in the botanical and common names of plants; she has presented lectures and given outdoor tours on both topics to many interested groups.
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