FOR 127 : Plants of the Pacific Northwest

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Plants of Pacific Northwest



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Course Description

Identification, classification and distribution of shrubs, forbs, and grasses found in low-, mid-, and high-elevation Oregon habitat types. Emphasis is placed upon proper field identification through use of terminology and taxonomic keys. Also discusses sensitive plants and noxious weeds.

Course learning outcomes

1. Accurately identify ~50 major indicator species of specific habitat types by common and scientific names.
2. Properly identify and discuss sensitive plants and noxious weeds.
3. Correctly prepare a plant collection (herbarium).

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