Plant Taxonomy and Identification
BIOLGY X 424.41
This course introduces students to the tools needed for navigating and identifying the diverse kingdom of plants.
Starting at $445.00
As few as 6 weeks
What you can learn.
- Scientific classification and naming
- The difference between major plant groups
- Plant terminology for describing plants
- Characteristics of common flowering plants
- Use of plant identification keys
About this course:This course introduces students to the tools needed for navigating and identifying the diverse kingdom of plants. Topics include: scientific classification and naming, differences between major plant groups, terminology for describing plant anatomy, characteristics of common flowering plant families, and use of identification tools such as keys.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Valerie Wong
30 days left. Enroll by Jan 3, 2021
Internet access required. Materials required.
No refunds after January 10, 2021
(Optional) Book: Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary by James G. Harris
Book: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification by Thomas J. Elpel
(Optional) Book: A Botanist's Vocabulary: 1300 Terms Explained and Illustrated by Susan K. Pell