BIOL 377

Field Botany

This course explores vascular plant evolution and ecology and introduces students to identification of the local flora. Lectures cover vascular plant morphology, evolutionary history, systematics, life-history trade-offs, and ecological interactions. Labs focus on family recognition and species identification, both in the lab and in the field. Numerous in-class field trips are required.

Prerequisites: BIOL 111, 112, and 211.