WILDFLOWERS & FERNS OF INDIANA FORESTS
Botanist Mike Homoya of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources presents a beautifully illustrated talk surveying the native plants and wildflowers of Indiana’s most prominent ecosystem—the Eastern Deciduous Forest—focusing on the focusing on the unusual, the unexpected, and most fascinating aspects of Indiana plants.
Mr. Homoya has been Botanist and Plant Ecologist for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for thirty years. He has extensive experience in assessing natural areas and conducting field surveys, allowing him to showcase the usual, the unexpected, and the interesting aspects of Indiana’s plants. He’ll offer tips on plant identification, as well as habitats, flowering periods, familial relationships, biology, and connections to Indiana. Mr. Homoya will also address landscaping and natural community restoration using native forest plants.
Copies of Mr. Homoya’s book, Wildflowers and Ferns of Indiana Forests: A Field Guide, will be available for purchase and signing.
Presented by the IMA Horticultural Society.