ENS 303 Plant Taxonomy
ENS 303 Plant Taxonomy 4
History, theories and methods of classification, identification, nomenclature and description. Role of taxonomy as a biological discipline. Types of taxonomic evidence. Descriptive terminology. Survey of selected families. Lab focuses on use and construction of diagnostic keys,identification of local flora, preparation of field data records and herbarium specimens. Lab. Prerequisites: BI 140 and BI 141. Also listed as BI 303. Spring semester, even years.