Survey diversity through the study of morphological, anatomical, and life cycle features of the major divisions of organisms traditionally grouped in botany. An introduction to the principles and mechanics of evolution and classification provides the framework for understanding how these divisions are defined. Fundamental nutrient cycles and ecological concepts are presented. Prerequisite: Plant Structure
Raven PH, Evert RF, & Eichhorn SE. Biology of Plants, 8th edition. W.H. Freeman, 2013.