Department Banner

Ecology of Edible, Medicinal & Poisonous Plants


(Fall and Spring)

3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab* to be arranged

*Field Labs (i.e. Campout)

Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R

Credit, degree applicable, Transfer CSU

This class is designed to increase student awareness and appreciation of plants and their effect on man over the centuries. The class is a survey of ornamental and native plant communities with emphasis on flowering plant uses and ecology. Course work requires lab in the field. Field lab sites will be in the chaparral, forest and desert. A few labs will be on campus.

 Last Published 3/27/15