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Wildflowers of New England

May 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Wildflowers of NE Timber press


A Field Guide to the Wildflowers of New England. Published by Timber Press in partnership with New England Wild Flower Society, this comprehensive guide describes and illustrates more than 1,000 of New England’s native and naturalized wildflowers.  Ted Elliman will discuss the flora of many of Rhode Island’s natural communities, presenting images of common and rare plants and highlighting species that are particularly distinct to the state. Books will be available for sale, and a book signing will follow the lecture.  (Please note purchase can be made with cash or check only. $25.00; $22.50 for NEWFS members)

Ted has been engaged in botanical work in New England and other northeastern states for more than thirty years. Most recently, he was a botanist and plant ecologist on the staff of New England Wild Flower Society in Framingham, Massachusetts, where he conducted botanical inventories, natural community surveys, and invasive species control programs.

Fee: $10.00; $5:00 for RIWPS, RINHS and NEWFS members; free for students

Limit: 45

URI Campus map showing Coastal Institute.  Parking is available in the faculty lot next to the Coastal Institute or Fine Arts Lot.

Advanced Registration Required for everyone except students.



May 5, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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URI, Coastal Institute (Weaver Auditorium)
1 Greenhouse Road
Kingston, RI 02881 United States
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