School of
Integrative Biology

IB 335: Plant Systematics

Course Details

Description: Introduces the principles and methods of identifying, naming, and classifying flowering plants; provides an introduction to the natural history of flowering plants (pollination biology, dispersal mechanisms, breeding systems) and the use of phylogeny estimation in producing modern classifications; develops skills in using plant identification keys; and includes a survey of 40 of the most important plant families distributed worldwide.
Hours:4
IB Area(s):A1
Course Offered in Semester(s): Spring
Course Schedule: U of I Course Explorer Schedule
Syllabus: PDF of Course Syllabus