course is an introduction
to the families of vascular plants represented in the flora
of Ontario, with emphasis on morphological variation in relation to
identification and significant aspects of breeding systems, dispersal syndromes,
and other features of their biology.
This course answers the questions at the right, and covers the additional topics shown.
Click on the links at the right, and below, in order to find out more about each of these components of the course.
This course is also taught at the graduate level as EEB 1337H; please click HERE for information about how the course for graduate students differs from the undergraduate one.
on the "What's New" link
here or at the bottom of each page to find out about the latest
additions, as well as to find out why it has
been done the way it has, and to see the credits.
This document is inspired by the precept that one's reach should exceed one's
grasp. If you visit this site and you know about other sites with complementary
material on plant taxonomy, please use the mailto link at the bottom of these
pages to send me their URLs so that I can place links to them here. Thank you,
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