Skills gained in this course:
- This subject will provide you with knowledge of the diversity
and biology of the Victorian Flora, especially the vascular,
flowering plants. It is presented in the context of understanding
the natural regions and evolutionary history of Victoria.
- You will gain generic skills in identifying flowering
plant families and genera by the use of identification tools,
including both written keys and computer-based interactive
- You will develop skills in observing and studying plant
structure and fungi.
Through reports you will enhance your written presentation
skills and abilities to interpret literature
- Through field excursions you will learn to observe and
describe vegetation patterns, and develop skills to enable
you to discover more about the flora yourself.