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Philadelphia Botanical Club


Botanical Club meetings are open to the public.

Meetings begin at 7:30 PM. For meetings held by Zoom, instructions for joining the meeting will be emailed to members on the day of the meeting. Non-members can request that information by emailing by 10 PM the day before the meeting.

If you have an idea for a future program, please contact the Program Committee chair, Rebekah Armstrong, . A list of previous meetings is available.

Fall 2023

September 28 (online meeting)
Members' Reports on Summer Botanizing (online)

Members are invited to present photos or slides. To do that, email your materials to Joe Rucker: . If possible, consolidate your photos in a single PDF or PowerPoint file, but individual photos are also OK. The deadline for submission of photos is noon on the day of the meeting.
October 26 (hybrid meeting)
The Glorious Insects of Goldenrod

Samantha Nestory of Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
At the Philadelphia Ethical Society, 1906 S Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
November 16 (hybrid meeting)
Tiarella Taxonomy

Guy Nesom, Research Associate, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
At the Philadelphia Ethical Society, 1906 S Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
December 14 (online meeting)
Plants and Landscapes of the Limestone Barrens of Western Newfoundland, Canada

Anne Marceau and Michael Burzynski

Spring 2024

January 25
To be announced
February 22 (online meeting)
Gypsum Barrens

Kathleen Madsen, Ohio University
March 28 (hybrid meeting)
Plant-Environment Dynamics of the Carboniferous-Permian Floras

Jonathan Wilson, Haverford College
April 25 (hybrid meeting)
Plant-Fungus Interactions

Sam Buccarelli, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and Philadelphia Mycology Club
May 23 (online meeting)
Pennsylvania's Peatlands

Mary Ann Furedi (Western Pennsylvania Conservancy) and Ephraim Zimmerman (Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program)
Chamaedaphne calyculata