Guide to the Jepson Manual

Date: Friday, February 5, 2016

- Friday, February 26, 2016

Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Instructor: Mary Carroll

Location: Arroyo Room

Member: Jepson Manual @ $75.00
Nonmember: Jepson Manual @ $90.00
Volunteer: Jepson Manual @ $60.00

4 Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, & 26

Join botanist Mary Carroll for this hands-on introduction to the mysteries of the Jepson Manual and the basic terminology used in plant identification.  Honing observational skills and discovering the surprising details of plants under magnification are among the many joys of ‘keying’ plants. Please bring:

  • 10x hand lens
  • 2nd edition of the manual (available in the book shop). We have limited copies available for those who need them.

 You can also join Mary Carroll for Introduction to California Plant Families in April and May.


Mary Carroll holds a Master’s degree in Botany and is a former SBBG Director of Education. She conducts botanical surveys, performs habitat restoration throughout the state, leads botanical field trips, and teaches classes in botany and ecology. She enjoys opportunities to share her knowledge of the plant world with both novice and advanced students.

Botany/Natural History