Course Description: Identification of flowering plants and ferns; survey of prominent Vermont plant families; natural communities, ecological determinants of plant distribution, especially soils; preparation of herbarium specimens. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing; Instructor Permission.
Section Description: This course, designed for graduate students in the life sciences and natural resources, has five principal objectives: 1) to provide students with the tools needed to identify plants anywhere; 2) to help students hone their observational skills related to plants; 3) to provide students with an intensive, hands-on introduction to the native flora of the Northeast; 4) to provide some of the skills needed to observe and make sense of patterns of plant distribution; and, more specifically, 5) to explore the relationship between substrate and plant distribution.
|M||08:30 - 18:30||Location in VT or out of state SEE NOTES|
|TR||08:30 - 18:30||JAMES M JEFFORDS HALL 100|
Instructor(s): Elizabeth H. Thompson, Cathy A. Paris
Meeting Dates: 22 May 2017 - 11 Aug 2017