Botany 305

“Plant Morphology and Evolution”

(formerly listed as “Principles of Plant Structure”)

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Course Description: A broad survey of the diversity of plants in the context of their evolutionary history. Similarities and differences in structure and reproduction among extant bryophytes, lycopods, ferns, gymnosperms, and flowering plants are emphasized along with the study of fossils representing extinct plant lineages.Offered in the Spring of odd years (e.g., taught in Spring 2015).

Integrated Lectures (Tues/Thurs: 9:55-10:45) & Labs (Tues/Thurs: 1:20-3:15 OR 3:30-5:25)

Instructor: Dr. Ken Cameron, Professor of Botany (

4 credits.  Intermediate. Biological Sciences

Fulfills the Approved Lab Requirement in “Category D: Evolution & Systematics” for the Biology Major


Sample syllabus from 2017

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