How To Identify Plants At The Santa Rosa Plateau: Why ID Plants
- (Scientific) Names tell you uniquely which species a given plant is.
- Names are a key to communication about that species with other people.
- Naming things is what people do. A name gives us a connection to each species.
- If you are a docent, people will ask you!
- Names are a way to learn more about a given species.
Comments and feedback: Tom Chester
Last update: 16 October 2003.