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BOT 4621 – Plant Geography

Credits: 2; Prereq: BSC 2010/2010L and BSC 2011/2011L with minimum grades of C, or instructor permission.

Patterns in the distribution of plants around the earth and factors that influence plant geography. Topics include similarities of plant communities in different parts of the world, common distribution patterns among individual taxa, and methods for inferring biogeographic history and predicting future changes in plant distribution.