Woody Plants: Great Lakes
BIOL 305 - Woody Plants: Great Lakes4 hours An introduction to the identification of the plants that make up the woody flora of the western Great Lakes region. Class will cover both native and naturalized plants. Important woody landscape plants of the area will also be covered. Laboratory will provide an opportunity to apply learned taxonomic principals by examining fresh-cut specimens and dried herbarium plant materials. Field trips to grounds of the Arboretum will acquaint the student with field identification characteristics. Day long field trips to regional natural areas rich in woody plants will provide an opportunity to apply learned identification skills and to learn habitat preferences of plants studied.
Prerequisite(s): General Botany or consent of the instructor.