Students, you have been trained in the fundamentals of Plant Identification including plant phenology, morphology, classification and anatomy. Each week new plants will be posted to this site. Classroom instruction covering each of the items above, plus how each plant would be used in a landscape setting or plan will be discussed. Environmental factors affecting each will be covered. You will research and review newly assigned plants by using both classroom and field examples and by utilizing the printed resources available in class. This website is to be used as an additional tool for the research and identification of each assigned plant.It is not intended to be used as the sole source of information. You must spend time studying the live specimens. If you miss class, this is an excellent starting point to keep current with the assigned plants. Field and classroom study of the specimens can be made upon your return. Keep in mind that Plant Identification is approximately 25% of you final class grade. You will be assessed each week by taking an ID quiz and scored on the successful completion of the Plant ID form. You will study plants that are on both the State FFA Nursery Landscape List (144 plants) and on the State Certified Professional Horticulturist list (CPH-365 plants). Advanced Horticulture students should demonstrate the ability to identify all plants on the FFA list by the completion of their second year. With additional independent study, motivated students have the opportunity to take the statewide CPH Certification test and/or continue their horticulture career by entering ClarkCollege’s Horticulture Certification Program upon graduation.