Wetland Plant Taxonomy
Lab Schedule

2010

 

Date Lab Description
8/30 1. Introduction; collecting, pressing, and mounting of wetland plants. Collection data, labels, and field book. Key representatives of the Fabaceae.
9/1 2. Floral variation and keying representatives of Fabaceae, Ruppiaceae, and Asteraceae.
9/6 3. Floral variation and keying representatives of Cymodoceaceae, Apiaceae and Asteraceae.
9/8 4. Floral variation and keying representatives of Alismataceae, Lemnaceae, and Polygonaceae.
9/13 5. Keying Test.
9/15 6. Keying inconspicuously flowered plants.
9/20 7. Vegetative and floral parts of the Cyperaceae.
9/22 8. Key Cyperaceae to genus.
9/27 9. Key Cyperaceae to species.
9/29 10. Key Cyperaceae to species.
10/4 11. Keying Test (CYPERACEAE)
10/6 12. Sight I.D. Test over herbs, shrubs, trees, floating, submergent and fern ally.
10/11 13. Key Cyperaceae to species.
10/13 14. Key Cyperaceae to species.
10/18 15. Floral variation and keying representatives of Juncaceae and Typhaceae.
10/20 16. Keying Test. (CYPERACEAE, JUNCACEAE, TYPHACEAE)
10/25 17. Vegetative and spikelet parts of grasses.
10/27 18. Spikelet variation and inflorescences.
11/1 19. Spikelet variation and keyig representatives of the Poeae, Aveneae, and Cynodonteae.
11/3 20. Keying Test. (POACEAE)
11/8 21. Spikelet variation and keying representatives of Pappophoreae, Paniceae, and Andropogoneae.
11/10 22. Sight I.D. Test over herbs, shrubs, trees, floating, submergent, fern ally and grass likes.
11/15 23. Spikelet variation and keying representatives of the Bambuseae, Oryzeae, Danthonieae, Centotheceae, and Arundineae.
11/17 24. Key your own collections.
11/22 25. Key your own collections.
11/24 26. Key your own collections.
11/29 27. Keying Test. (POACEAE)
12/1 28. Sight I.D. Test cumulative to include grasses. Key your own collection.
12/6   Collections are due December 6, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. in the Tracy Herbarium.
 
Tests:   Midterm: October 12
Final: December 14 3:30-5:30pm