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2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 527 - Coastal Botany

Fall (3) Perry

A botanical and ecological survey of vascular plant communities of the mid-Atlantic coastal plain is presented in this course. Discussion topics include the common and important terrestrial, emergent and aquatic vascular plant species of the coastal plain tidal marshes, swamps, beaches, dunes, maritime forests and submerged aquatic communities of the mid-Atlantic coastal regions as well as their strategies for survival in these coastal habitats. The course consists of field trips as well as both laboratory and lectures sessions.