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Spring Wildflower Walk

Schedule and location

8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Location varies

  • Section A: Thursday, April 18, 2019 Woodlands, Meet at P-8
  • Section B: Friday, April 26, 2019 Woodlands, Meet at P-8
  • Section C: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Woodlands/Prairie, Meet at Prairie Visitor Station

Fees and Registration

$16.00 member
$20.00 nonmember

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course description


Wander through the ever-changing array of blooms in our woodlands and prairies to learn how to identify wildflowers such as trillium, mayapple, and dog-tooth violet and hear about their folklore. Bring a friend and enjoy this fleeting spring pleasure, with new flowers revealing themselves each week.

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Cindy Crosby, naturalist and steward

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler or contributor to more than 20 books, including "The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction (Northwestern University Press, 2017) and the forthcoming "Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit" (with Thomas Dean, 2019) . She is a prairie steward supervisor, a dragonfly monitor, a certified interpretive trainer with NAI, and a naturalist.

Spring wildflowers at The Morton Arboretum