AONB Events

Polygonaceae: Docks, Knotweeds and Knotgrasses

From: 10:00am to 16:00pm, Aug 19, 2018  

A one day workshop dealing with a large and often underappreciated family of about 60 UK species. This workshop will be led by Sam Thomas an expert field botanist based in Oxford with a background in botanical research, teaching and recording. Sam holds a Level 6 Field Identification Skills Certificate from the BSBI indicating a botanist with ‘national status’ and ‘excellent ID skills’.
The Polygonaceae contains some of best known invasive species (Japanese knotweed) and weeds (broad-leaved dock) as well as a range of frequent but often overlooked species and a number of protected or rare species.

Fee: £60

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