BIOL 323.3 — 1(3L-4P)
Plant Systematics and Evolution

Introduces vascular plant diversity. Will include basic principles of plant systematics (methods of classification, description, nomenclature and taxonomic keys), practical experience with the identification of vascular plants, and tempos and patterns of plant speciation and evolution.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 121 and BIOL 222.
Note: Students are required to make a collection of plants and may wish to begin the collection over the summer prior to the course. In that case, contact the instructor for details and supplies pertaining to the plant collection.