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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


BIOL-2632 Systematic Botany 3

A study of classification and taxonomy of vascular plants. Topics covered in lecture and laboratory deal with taxonomic principles and philosophy, nomenclature, terminology, use of keys, and history of classification systems. The use of cytogenetics, anatomy, ecology, palynology, chemistry, and the computer in modern systematics is discussed. Students will learn to recognize many of the major plant families and will be taught the methods of botanical fieldwork. A plant collection will be made. Field trips are required, including a threeday excursion to southeastern Utah.
Formerly BIOL-250 with lab included
Corequisites: BIOL-2632L
Offered: On Demand
Fee - Course/Program (F) $45.00