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WONDERFUL WORLD OF PLANTS (FLOWERS)

CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355

(602) 506-2930


Come to the Nature Center Classroom to learn about the unusual characteristics of their flowers.

This program looks at the major plant families and describes characteristics of their flowers: unusual and  important information about some major species. The five largest families,( sunflowers, orchids, legumes, grasses, coffee) plus mustards and rose are highlighted. A discussion of deserts in America and especially the Sonoran Desert is emphasized. Familiar members of the Cactus Family, including the saguaro, prickly pear, cholla are in the information along with other plants that use several survival strategies to thrive in desert ecosystems. See you in the Nature Center Classroom!

 
 
 
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