65th Annual Fall Symposium

Biota of North America: what we know, what we don’t know and what we’re losing

Missouri Botanical Garden

St. Louis, Missouri

October 12-13, 2018

Organizing committee: Monica Carlsen, Aaron Floden,
Peter Hoch, and James Miller

Save the date

Registration fee for Symposium: $50.00

Deadline: 14 October 2017

Registration fee covers the cost for refreshments at the mixer on Friday evening, for beverage breaks, lunch, and reception on Saturday, and for print materials to be distributed at the Symposium. There will be no dinner on Saturday evening; a reception will follow the final talk, after which registrants can make their own dinner plans. Information on local hotels and motels is available to registrants (click on Accommodations). Fees must accompany registration.

Register electronically 

Or mail  to:
Systematics Symposium
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
For further information, contact:
Peter Hoch
Tel: +1 (314) 577 5175
Fax: +1 (314) 577 0820

Graduate students in plant systematics are eligible to apply for a $250 stipend to defray expenses related to attendance at the Annual Systematics Symposium via the 2017 Delzie Demaree Travel Award.

For information about visiting Missouri Botanical Garden for research related activities please review our Visitor's Guide.

For information about hotels and restaurants in the area of the Garden please review the Accommodations page.

For information about the Delzie Demaree Travel Award please review the Award page.


Many of the past Systematics Symposia are available for purchase from Missouri Botanical Garden Press. For a list of the available symposia and their prices, see the web page at or contact or write to: 

MBG Press
Missouri Botanical Garden
PO Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299

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