Clemson University

SCNPC Core Course: Basic Botany

This introductory botany course provides a foundation of knowledge and a working vocabulary for all other courses in the South Carolina Certificate of Native Plants. Through classroom lectures and fun hands-on activities explore the basics of plants — their classification, structure, functions, lifecycles, and reproductive strategies. Class is team taught by Jeff Beacham and Kate Farrah. The class will be held at the Hayden Conference Center in the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Pack a lunch and plan to eat on the grounds. Basic Botany is a pre-requisite for all the classes in the certificate.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hayden Conference Center

Event Type

Garden Events


SC Botanical Garden

Target Audience

General Public



$80 (10% discount SCNP members and SCBG Friends)

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Sue Watts

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