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M - Intermediate

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Meets the following requirements:

  • ES - Environmental Science

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This course is a survey of the major groups of living and fossil plants and their evolutionary relationships.

Discussions and laboratory and field investigations elucidate the structural organization and reproductive methods found in algae, bryophytes, ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. Ecological relationships of diverse groups with their environment provide insights into their evolutionary success or failure.

Evaluations are based on class participation, quizzes, lab exams, problem sets, and preparation of a laboratory notebook.



An introductory college-level course in biology that includes some attention to plants.

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