Biology 116 - General Botany

Welcome to the Beautiful World of Photosynthesizers!


Sunflowers belong to the Family Asteraceae (formerly Compositae), one of the largest plant family in the world.


Bishop pine is a conifer, a member of one of the four major group of Gymnosperms, bears naked seeds, and evolved before flowering plants.


Learn about marine algae along Sonoma County coastline!
This is Egregia menziesii, the feather boa, a common kelp.

See Botany Schedule to find out what we will study this semester!

Marilyn Cannon, March 15, 2007