Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HORT 135 Plant ID Spring

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: Spring

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

  • Identify plants common to Pacific Northwest landscapes
  • Name blooming time (within two months) and color for each plant
  • Describe the unique characteristics and points of interest of each plant studied
  • Given the situation, select proper landscape usage of plants
  • Note specific plant tendencies towards disease, insects, or their problems
  • Know how to prune plants to enhance natural habitat
  • Find and evaluate different online and print resources available to identify plants and information about their culture and use

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40