HORT 204 Plant Materials

Plant Materials offers opportunities to study herbaceous and woody plants used for food, timber, drugs and ornamental landscapes both indoors and out. Students will research over 75 plants in depth to understand their identity, history and potential use in the landscape for different situations. Plant categories include native, indoor, medicinal, bedding, timber, nursery stock, and produce.

Credits

3 Credits

HORT 204Plant Materials

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I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Plant Materials offers opportunities to study herbaceous and woody plants used for food, timber, drugs and ornamental landscapes both indoors and out. Students will research over 75 plants in depth to understand their identity, history and potential use in the landscape for different situations. Plant categories include native, indoor, medicinal, bedding, timber, nursery stock, and produce.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Identify 75 woody and herbaceous plants common to Idaho Identify and explain parts of plants used for naming and identification Recommend appropriate plant species for different unique landscape situations Explain value and purpose of plant choices within a landscape

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Plant research and presentations Plant identification Plant anatomy and physiology Bedding design

VI. Delivery Methodologies