BIOL 449

Flowering Plant Diversity

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3

Also: ES 425

Formerly: BIOL 318

A regional and worldwide survey of flowering plants, including morphological diversity and adaptations; plant evolution and phylogeny; species concepts; modern classification and nomenclature; and experimental approaches to the study of plant diversity. Labs emphasize identification and use of keys. Lab projects include the option of a pressed plant collection. Contact instructor for details and collecting equipment.



  • BIOL 184 or BIOL 190B; and
  • BIOL 186 or BIOL 190A; and
  • minimum third-year standing.


Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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