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The botanist's eye : identifying the plants around you.

Kleier, Catherine (lecturer.). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY BOTA (Text) All discs - DVD 39231033794666 New Audiovisual Collection Checked out 04/16/2021
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY BOTA (Text) Course guidebook 39231033794674 New Audiovisual Collection Available -
 : Course guidebook is shelved behind AV desk. [ EG @ NCSTL-NEW ]

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  • ISBN: 9781644650165
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. : Why learn the names of plants? -- Before there were flowers -- Plants are named like people -- Organizing the huge diversity of plants -- The language of botany -- What the terms Monocot, dicot, and eudicot tell you -- disc 2: Parts of three -- Monocots: orchids, asparagus, and irises -- Grassy monocots: grasses and relatives -- Early eudicots: buttercups and poppies -- Eudicots: crassula, euphorbs, and willows -- Eudicots: peas and beans -- disc 3: Rose eudicots: roses, mulberries, and elms -- Eudicots: squashes, oaks, and birches -- Eudicots: maples, cashews, and chocolate -- Brassica eudicots: the mustards -- Pink eudicots: pinks, cacti, and relatives -- Heath and dogwood eudicots -- disc 4: Gentian eudicots from milkweed to coffee -- Tomato-type eudicots -- Minty eudicots with liplike flowers -- Sunflower eudicots: more than you think -- Parsley eudicots: plants with umbels -- Now you see plants.
Participant or Performer Note:
Catherine Kleier, lecturer.
Summary, etc.:
How can one learn to better see, and appreciate, the world of plants? Explore the most common plant families in North America, as well as some of the fascinating species within them. Along the way, learn the history of botanical science, tips and tricks botanists use to identify seemingly similar plants, and the myriad ways plants define what it means to be human.
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Language Note:
English audio; English subtitles.
Subject: Plants > Identification.
Genre: Documentary films.

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Great courses (DVD).

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