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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HORT 215 Plant ID Summer

4 credits
Consists of the identification of deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers used in landscapes throughout the Pacific Northwest. Perennials are also covered. Key identification characteristics, culture, and landscape usage is emphasized.

Quarters Offered: Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify plants common to Pacific Northwest landscapes
  • Name blooming time (within two months) and color for each plant
  • State uniqueness and points of interest
  • Given the situation, select proper landscape usage of plants
  • Note specific plant tendencies towards disease, insects, or their problems
  • Prune plants to enhance natural habitat