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SCIN316 - Plant Identification, Taxonomy, and Systematics


An introduction to classification and evolution of vascular plants, with emphasis on flowering plants (angiosperms). This course will use structural terminology, characteristics of major plant families, and systematics. Student will use taxonomic keys, floras, and manuals for species identification. Prerequisite: SCIN130 or BIOL134





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

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Previous Syllabi

Book Title: The Kew Plant Glossary: An Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Terms, 2nd ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided inside the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN: 9781842466049
Publication Info: Royal Botanic Gardens
Author: Beenjte, Henk
Unit Cost: $30.00
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A