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Wildland Ecology and Range Plants
WLD/ECO/RANGE
CLASS CODE: BIO 452 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course surverys the regional habitat types, their individual floral components, and the ecological principles that govern them. The course introduces floral species that make up wildland habitats. Students will be introduced to these species in laboratory and real life situations. Students will be required to learn and recognize many plant species.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Ecological Succession, Taxonimic Heirarchy, Floral Morphology, Field and Laboratory identification methods.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Assist recognition of major habitat types, their distribution and the individual floral components.
REQUIREMENTS: Plant collection, Field trips, Identification of floral species.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003