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BIOL 475/689: Vegetation Description and Analysis (3 credits)

Fall 2012 - Syllabus: General information & grading - Course schedule - Full Syllabus (PDF, revised Nov. 20)
Additional Information: Lab Handouts & Reading materials (PDFs) - Plant List - Plant Characteristics - Plant Keys

Flora of Alaska

Plant identification keys (PDFs)

  1. Trees (needle and broadleaf)
  2. Low shrubs (40-200 cm tall)
  3. Erect dwarf shrubs (5-40 cm tall)
  4. Forbs (6 families)
  5. Forbs (8 families)
  6. Forbs (4 families)
  7. Graminoids
  8. Horsetails, club mosses, and ferns
  9. Bryophytes
  10. Lichens