Tia Chung-Swanson

(1 Interns)

Tia Is a student at Niles West High School .

About Me:
Hello! After this summer, I will be starting my senior year at Niles West High School. I'm excited for the opportunity to work under Jessa Finch at the Garden this year!

My Projects
From small town seeds to big city weeds: Variation in Asclepias spp. along climatic gradients and across life stages (2016)

Intern will assist in several ongoing projects investigating three milkweed species (Ascelpias spp.) across life stages and along climatic gradients. Early life stages will be examined through laboratory germination trials at Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG) and a field germination experiment at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. A second year of monitoring data will be collected from a