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Plant Materials II

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
HOR 161 Plant Materials II 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: HOR 160
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course provides a supplementary opportunity to cover identification, culture, characteristics, and use of plants in a sustainable landscape, giving students a broader knowledge of available landscape plants for utilization in landscapes and plant production. Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, identification, growth requirements, cultural requirements, soil preferences, landscape applications and expansion of the plant palette. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the proper selection and utilization of plant materials, including natives and invasive plants.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Identify landscape plants, including natives, by both botanical and common name using morphological characteristics.
·2.Explain the cultural practices used for growing each plant in the landscape.
·3.Select plant materials for specific horticultural applications.
·4.Discuss plant growth characteristics, site requirements, and sustainable landscape uses.

2014FA - New Course (S23285)

2015FA - New Course Version (S24316)

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