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All campus events (including Division of Extension sponsored events outside of Dane County) are canceled through at least May 15, with limited exceptions to be granted by deans or vice chancellors. Even if an event is not yet labeled as canceled, it's likely to be canceled, postponed or modified to online only, from now until May 15. Please check with organizers before attending.

Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Drivers of megadiversity in the orchids, the largest family of flowering plants

Event Details

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
12:05-1 p.m.
Tom Givnish, UW Department of Botany, will discuss methods for assessing the role of different orchid traits in driving high rates of speciation and reconstructing their geographic spread. The ecology and conservation of these species in Wisconsin will also be discussed.