Clemson University

SCNPC Core Course: Basic Botany

This introductory course develops a foundation of knowledge and a working vocabulary for all other courses by exploring the basics of plants - their classification, structure, functions, lifecycle, reproduction strategies, and communities through classroom readings hands-on activities. As part of the class materials, you will receive the following books: Brian Capon, Botany for Gardeners and James G. Harris and Melinda Woolf Harris, Plant Terminology: An Illustrated Guide. Basic botany is required for all other courses.
Registration deadline: July 22

Friday, July 23 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

S.C. Botanical Garden, Hayden Conference Center

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South Carolina Botanical Garden


SC Botanical Garden, SCNP certificate classes

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General Public



$90 (10% discount for Garden Friends and SCNP Society members – contact Sue Watts at for the code)

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