WA Semi-Advanced Identification Workshop

WA Semi-Advanced Identification Workshop

On the 5th of August the Murdoch Branch of the Wildflower Society will be running a workshop on more advanced methods of plant identification. Details follow.

Where: WA Reference Herbarium, WA Conservation Science Centre
17 Dick Perry Avenue, Kensington.

When:   8 am – 5 pm


  • Morning: detailed instruction on key characteristics to examine and dissect to identify 6-8 specific plant genera such as Hibbertia, Melaleuca, Acacia, Gastrolobium, Thryptomene, Baeckea, Scholtzia, Aluta, Micromyrtus, Thysanotus, Asteracea, Poacea
  • Afternoon: walk in local bushland to practice identification skills
  • 5 instructors present to assist
  • Microscopes, scalpels and forceps supplied

Who:      Wildflower Society members have 1st preference.  Basic plant knowledge assumed


  • $80 Wildflower Society Members
  • $100 Non-members
  • Morning/afternoon tea included
  • Attendees to bring own lunch

How:      Contact: Wildflower Society

  • Email: wildflowers@ozemail.com.au
  • Phone: 9383 7979 (24 hour telephone)
  • Office hours: 10 am – 2.30 pm
    Tuesday and Thursday only
  • Website: http://www.wildflowersocietywa.org.au/

RSVP:   Friday 28 July 2017

NOTE:   Numbers limited to 20.  Reference Herbarium has strict quarantine rules regarding exclusion of food and plant material