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Poisonous Plants

March 1, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Dark Side of Plants – Poisonous

Poisonous plants, such as Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac and Castor Bean plant,  have adapted over millions of years to develop some crafty ways to fend off predators including deadly neurotoxins, thorns capable of puncturing tires, powerful digestive enzymes and more.

This class will introduce you to the dark side of plants and the harm they can inflict.  Learn how to identify the more common dark plants.

Indiana Accredited Horticulturist can obtain 1.0 CEUs for this class.

Cost: $15 Members/$17 Non-Members


Adults only.
This is an intermediate course. Beginners are welcome.

This is part one of a two part series. Take carnivorous plants the same day.

All class start times are on Chicago time (central timezone).



March 1, 2014
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Taltree Classroom
71 North 500 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
219 462-0025