Basic Identification of Grasses


This two day short course at University of Nevada, Reno, covers the unique taxonomy associated with grasses and some grass-like plants. Basic terminology, dissection skills, and use of a key are critical elements of this class. It covers identification of grasses, and how to collect and press grasses for future reference. Students will see about 50 different grass genera, along with various grass-like plants such as sedges and rushes. The class is for beginner through intermediate agrostologists.

Cost is $ 150.00 for non-students, $ 80.00 for students.

Class may be taken for 1 unit of optional credit during either semester. Let the instructor know if you want to receive credit. For more information please email course instructor, Arnold (Jerry) Tiehm or 775-742-9180.

Sign up by emailing the instructor. Bring cash or check (made out to Board of Regents) to class. Credit card payment requires working through the UNR Cashier’s office (3rd floor, Student Services Building). Reference the Herbarium short course and account numbers PG 06099 RC 0093. Request a receipt for proof of credit card payment and bring it to class.

Location: Fleischman Agriculture, 300 G
Address: University of Nevada, Reno (get directions)


Mar 17, 2020 (All day) to Mar 18, 2020 (All day)



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