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Wild Plant Walk: Identification for Food & Medicine (S)

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Learn to identify and appreciate basic edible and medicinal uses of wild plants and shrubs of late summer and early fall. Students will explore plant life in Normandale’s expansive natural setting and learn how to utilize them for food and medicine. Plants and shrubs that are typically encountered and readily identifiable at this time include arrowhead, aster, catnip, goldenrod, plantain, Queen Anne's lace, sow thistle, sumac, wild grape, wild plum, yarrow, and many others! But, who knows? We may also encounter some poisonous plants such as baneberry, Jack-in-the-pulpit, Virginia creeper, and still others.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed


Matthew Alfs 

CEUs : 0.25



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  • No prerequisite to take this class
  • Class materials will be available for purchase in class. Edible Medicinal Wild Plants of the Midwest $40-50
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    Registration Closes On
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

    Schedule Information

    Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
    6/10/2020 - 6/10/2020 Weekly - Wed 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Normandale (Bloomington), P1844  Map, Room: P1844 Matthew Alfs 

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    Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

    9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

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