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BIOL 4506 [0.5 credit] Cactus Biology

Covers the cactus family over its entire range, including most of the western hemisphere, with discussion on their anatomy, physiology, ecology, evolution, and classification. Topics include how cacti are both typical flowering plants in some regards, and atypical in others.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2002.
Lectures/seminars three hours a week