Topics include plant diversity, taxonomy, physiology, morphology, anatomy, growth, economic botany, horticulture, plant genetics, phytogeography and evolution. Laboratories will provide traditional in-class observation of slides, specimens and demonstrations as well as opportunities to engage in experimentation, hands-on experience in various phases of plant biology and exploration of the local plant environment. Prerequisites: BIOL 113, 114, 133, 134 and 246. Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week. Credit, 4 hours. Offered fall semesters.