OUT 159 Survival Plants: Rockies

(Previously OUT 160 Survival Plants: Yellowstone/Rockies)

1 Credit Hour • 22.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Introduces the student to the Survival Plants of the Pacific Northwest with a focus on the geological region of the Lewis & Clark country and the northern Great Basin. The following states will also be studied: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, northern Utah, Nevada and Colorado. Class will utilize live, pressed and dehydrated specimens, as well as slide presentations. Expanding students’ knowledge of wild useful herbs; edible, medicinal, poisonous and tool-craft plants not seen in earlier classes. Indoor class emphasis allows botanical exploration of wild useful plants year round.