Join Cris Fleming, field botanist, USDA Graduate School plant ID instructor, and MNPS board member, for a presentation on rare and uncommon native plants of Maryland's piedmont region. Cris has surveyed sections of the fall line and piedmont in Harford, Baltimore, and Montgomery Counties while working for the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, Natural Heritage Program, and has extensively surveyed the Potomac Gorge section of Montgomery County's piedmont as a contractor for the National Park Service. Copies of Cris' paper on the occurrence of rare and uncommon plants in Maryland's piedmont, based, in part, on her field work, will also be available.
Location: White Oak Library - Large Meeting Room
Directions: Exit the Washington Beltway at New Hampshire Ave (exit 28). Go north about 2 miles. The library is the first building on the right, once you have passed under Route 29, just after the Sears store. Directions and map.
There will be refreshments and door prizes. Pot luck refreshments are always welcome.
The meeting is open to non-members.
Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month.
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