A study of common/ornamental landscape plants used in industry today. These will include deciduous trees shrubs groundcovers and coniferous plant materials. Through a variety of learning activities including demonstrations walking tours etc. the students will learn the principles involved in the identification by summer key of a basic list of plant material. Emphasis will also be placed on botanical nomenclature cultural and ornamental information. This course is the first in a series of four courses specializing in plant material identification use and culture.