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In addition to maintaining good eye contact, what will MOST likely help Silas keep his audience engaged?
Passion and sincerity he has for the topic
If a member wants a counted vote, they should?
Call for a division
Compared to entry level jobs, professional careers usually require special license and ?
More paper work
The terms annual, biennial, and perennial describe plant?
Life cycle
If a plant is turgid, it is?
Swollen with moisture
What type of bud is on the side of a stem
Lateral
Anchoring plants, storing food, and absorbing water are functions of plant?
Roots
The part of a flower that develops into a fruit is the?
Ovary
The primary function of plant seeds is?
Sexual Reproduction
The opening or stomates in the lower leaf surface are opened and closed by the?
Guard cells
Medium deciduous tree that had unusually thin brown BARK PEELING OFF several of it's stems or trunks
River Birch
Large evergreen tree has four to eight inch brown curving cones and NEEDLE-LIKE leaves four inches long with five NEEDLES per cluster
Eastern White Pine
Medium deciduous tree with flowers that also has 1" to 2" diameter fruit and green, red, or purple leaves IN SUMMER
Flowering Crabapple
Large evergreen SHRUB with dark green leaves that are 3" long and 1.5" wide with raised veins underneath. It has 1/4" dark purple berries with a hard seed inside
Japanese Privet
INTERIOR plant. It is about 4 feet tall and looks SIMILAR TO A LITTLE PINE OR CEDAR TREE with dark green leaves
Norfolk Island Pine
Indoor flowering plant grown for hanging baskets and potted plants and has red, white, or pink flowers and green leaves that usually have long petioles and is popular for MOTHER'S DAY
Geranium
Small deciduous tree with HEART-SHAPED leaves, three to five inches long brown bean-type pods and pink-purple colored flowers depending on the season of the year
Eastern Red Bud
What is the common name of the tree whose scientific name is Acer palmatum?
Japanese Maple
Large evergreen tree about 50 feet tall with scale-type leaves and short 1/2" cones is a specimen plant at church. What is the common name for this tree that look SIMILAR TO A CEDAR TREE
Leyland Cypress
Ficus elastica 'Decora' which is a Decora Rubber Plant, the word 'Decora' is the?
Variety
Indoor CHRISTMAS season plants with bracts or modified leaves that are red, pink, or white on different plants
Poinsettia
Evergreen GROUND COVER with silvery-blue scale-type leaves
Blue Rug Juniper
Deciduous GROUND COVER that has 3" wide and 7" long leaves that grow in a WHORLED PATTERN. Some leaves are solid dark green and some are green with yellowish or white color mixed with green
Hosta
Large deciduous tree about fifty feet tall with leaves that have five to seven lobes and three or four bristle tips on each lobe that turn brilliant red in the autumn. It also has ACORNS
Pin Oak
Leaves are large and shiny. It has 6" to 9" WHITE FLOWERS, and it is messy under the tree because of the CONE-LIKE PODS and BRIGHT RED SEEDS
Southern Magnolia
Leaves are large and shiny. It has 6" to 9" WHITE FLOWERS, and it is messy under the tree because of the CONE-LIKE PODS and BRIGHT RED SEEDS
Southern Magnolia
Medium sized deciduous shrubs, plants have 1" long leaves, small SPINES at the leaf nodes and 1/4" to 1/2" red berries
Japanese Barberry
Large deciduous tree with star-shaped leaves that turn yellow, orange, red, and purple in the fall and also has burrs or PRICKLY BALLS
Sweetgum
Indoor plant with 18" long and 3/4" wide leaves with a light greenish line down the midrib of the leaves and has plants developing at the TIP OF THE SHOOTS
Spider Plant
What is the common name of the Ficus benjamina?
Weeping Fig
Indoor plant with 18" long and 3/4" wide leaves with a light greenish line down the midrib of the leaves and has plants developing at the TIP OF THE SHOOTS
Spider Plant
Large evergreen shrub with yellowish-green leaves about 2" to 3" long with serrated margins near the leaf tips. It has clusters of small WAXY-GRAY berries
Wax Myrtle
Large deciduous shrub with many BRIGHT YELLOW FLOWERS in very early spring
Border Forsythia
Small deciduous specimen flowering tree that is usually CROOKED and has white flowers that are really bracts with a brownish color on the tip of each bract
Flowering Dogwood
Medium sized deciduous tree that has white flowers in spring and reddish purple leaves in autumn. They grow in a SYMMETRICAL SHAPE with little to no pruning.
Bradford Pear
Dwarf evergreen shrub about two feet high and two feet wide with dark green mature leaves about 1/2" to 1" long. New spring growth is light green and the STEMS ARE A GRAY COLOR
Dwarf Yaupon
In a scientific name, cv means?
Cultivar
Large EVERGREEN SHRUB with leaves that were 1.5" to 3" long and about half as wide as their length. He thought it unusual that some shrubs had all green leaves, some had gold around the leaf margins and some had gold around the leaf edges
Evergreen Euonymous
Scientific name for an azalea
Rhodendron kiusianum
Large evergreen tree with clusters of NEEDLE-LIKE LEAVES about four inches long. There were five leaves or needles per cluster. He saw some curving brown cones under the tree
Eastern White Pine
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