OUT 156 Survival Plants in the Summer I

(Previously OUT 105 Survival Plants in the Summer)

2 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Introduces the student to the summer season genus and species recognition of wild useful plants (edible, medicinal, poisonous and tool-craft) in all life zone categories (alpine subalpine, montane, foothill and desert) of Colorado. Other topics covered will be summertime identification challenges, macro and micro environments, and dangerous lookalikes, and soils, latitudinal and elevational effects. Note: The Survival Plant series of classes can be taken in any order because each course academia is seasonal specific not nomenclature specific.