May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 341 - Plant Taxonomy

Classification of vascular plants, using local flora. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory per week; the course includes field trips and individual field work.

Prerequisites: BIOL 183 or BIOL 200 or by permission.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify by sight ecologically important plants and spring blooming plants of our area
  • Demonstrate ability to identify unknown plants using keys in Hitchcock and Cronquist
  • Describe characteristics of key plant families
    • Classify unknown plants to family
  • Apply rules of nomenclature
    • Explain basic systematic concepts
    • Utilize subclass system for angiosperm families
    • Prepare herbarium specimens

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Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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