Clemson University

SCNPC Elective Class: Native South Carolina Grasses with Bill Stringer

In this elective class, join Bill Stringer emeritus faculty of Clemson’s Department of Plant and Environment Sciences to learn more about South Carolina’s 326 species of native grasses.  Explore the structure of a typical grass shoot. Discover how grass plants develop and reproduce, and the differences between the vegetative and reproductive stages of grasses Explore the diversity of grasses: annual vs. perennial grasses and warm-season vs. cool-season grasses. Prerequisite: Basic Botany.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hayden Conference Center

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Garden Events


SC Botanical Garden

Target Audience

General Public



$80 (10% discount members)

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Sue Watts

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