Field Botany

biol 311 - Great Lakes - Summer Session I


Field and lab identification, systematics, natural history, and ecology of vascular plants as components of natural communities. Ecological features, including stratification, history, plant zonation, adaptation, and animal interactions are examined. Relationships of plant families and higher groups are covered. Project and/or plant collection required. Prerequisite: one year of general biology or one semester of botany.


Professor: Dr. Ken Sytsma

Meets: Tuesday & Thursday


Field Experiences

Au Sable Campus

Antrim Creek Nature Preserve

Cheboygan State Park

Maple Bay Natural Area

Jordan River

Bear Lake Bog

Twin Lake Road