Horticulture 1 Plant ID
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Timothy found an indoor plant for his mother. If the scientific name is Ficus benjamina, what plant is it?
At the border of his lot, Ken observed a medium-sized deciduous tree with flowers that also has 1" to 2" diameter fruit and green, red or purple leaves in summer. The tree is a:
The first word in the scientific name of a plant is the:
Alphonso has a small deciduous tree with heaert-shaped leaves, three to five inch long brown bean- type pods and pink-purple colored flowers depending on the season of the year. It is an:
Eastern Red Bud
What is the common name of an 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 tips of the shoots?
Evan has a 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 gray in color. This shrub is a:
Gene has an interior plant in his office. The plant is about 4 feet tall and looks similar to a little pine or cedar tree with dark green leaves. It is a/an:
Norfolk Island Pine
Sam found a medium-sized deciduous tree that has four trunks or stems with thin sheets of light color bark peeling off each trunk. What is the common name of this tree?
The scientific name for an azalea is:
Dwarf Yaupon, Helleri Holly, and Dwarf Burford Holly are all in the genus called:
If Lynwood saw a plant with the word "Pinus" in the scientific name, what kind of plant would it be?
Emily saw a plant hanging from a container in her dentist's officer, and it had new plants developing at the shoot tips. The 18" long and 3/4" wide leaves were green with a light greenish-yellow line down the middle of the leaves. What is the name of this plant?
On each side of a school parking lot, Glenn observed medium sized deciduous trees that have white flowers in spring and reddish purple leaves in autumn. They grow in a symmetrical shape with little or no pruning. These trees are:
An 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 is a:
A 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 is a:
Neil found a large deciduous tree that has red flowers in early spring before the leaves appeared. In the summer, the leaves are dark green with a gray color under the leaves which have three to five lobes. The bark is light gray. The common name of this tree is:
The lawn at the local library has a 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. This tree is a:
Lindsey has some plants at her florist that she bought wholesale to sell at Christmas. Most of the bracts are dark red, but she also has some pink and some white ones. The flowers are:
David's neighbor has a large evergreen shrub with many large flowers and dark green leaves with smooth margins. The leaves are about 5" long and 2" wide. He has seen plants similar to this growing in shade beside roads in the mountains of North Carolina. This shrub is a:
April has some indoor Christmas season plants with bracts or modified leaves that are red, pink or white on different plants. What is the name of these plants?
In a scientific name, cv. means:
A 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 looks similar to a cedar tree?
Travis visited his old ball field and found a large evergreen shrub with dark green leaves that are 3" long and 1 1/2" wide with raised veins underneath. It has 1/4" dark purple berries with a hard seed inside. This shrub is a:
Spencer has deciduous ground cover that has 3" wide and 7" long leaves that grow in whorled pattern. Some leaves are solid dark green and some are green with yellowish or white color mixed with green. These plants are:
In the scientific name Ficus elastica 'Decora' which is a Decora Rubber Plant, the word 'Decora' is the:
Rachel has an evergreen ground cover with silvery-blue scale type leaves. This plant is a:
Blue rug juniper
Wayne has a large deciduous shrub with many bright yellow flowers in very early Spring. It is a:
Jan saw a tree with the scientific name Acer palmatum. What is the plant's common name?
Morgan has an old tree near her home. The 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. This tree is a:
Emily saw a medium size deciduous tree that had an unusually thin brown bark peeling off several of it stems or trunks. The tree is a:
At the local nursery, Joel found some large evergreen shrubs with leaves that were 1 1/2" 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 white around the leaf edges. These shrubs are:
Jane has a small deciduous tree with deep pink double flowers about 2" across used as an accent plant. The tree is a:
Japanese Flowering Cherry
A large deciduous tree with star-shaped leaves that turn yellow, orange, red and purple in the fall and also has burrs or prickly balls is a:
What is the scientific name for a Flowering Dogwood
An old home has a large evergreen tree with big shiny leaves, white flowers that are 6" to 9" across and cone-like pods with red seeds. What is the common name of the tree?
Elisha saw a 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. What is the common name of this tree?
Eastern White Pine
A large evergreen tree that has four to eight inch brown curving cones and needle-like leaves four inches long with five needles per cluster. What is the name of this tree?
Eastern White Pine
Alexis has a 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. This shrub is a:
Patrick saw medium evergreen shrubs with reddish-green 1" long leaves and small clusters or groups of bugle-shaped white flowers that are 1" long. The common name for this plant is:
If Jody wants to learn more about the words used in scientific classification, he would study:
at the local restaurant, Crystal saw a hanging basket with large green leaf-like growth that looked similar to a long vein down the middle. It had many little leaf-like structures called fronds, but it had no flowers or seeds. This plant is a:
Marcus has a medium size deciduous shrub with dark green leaves 1' to 2' long that turn a glowing brilliant red in the fall. it is a:
Robin saw some medium sized deciduous shrubs near the school sidewalks. The plants have 1" long leaves, small spines at the leaf nodes and 1/4" to 1/2" red berries. These shrubs are:
A deciduous tree with acorns and narrow green leaves that grows about 60 feet high and forty feet wide is a:
At the back of his lot, Ben observed a large deciduous tree about 60 feet tall and forty feet wide that has narrow green leaves and small acorns. What is the name of this tree?
Matthew has small deciduous trees with white, pink, red and purple flowers on different trees. Except for the flower color, all the trees look the same including the smooth bark. The trees have many flowers all summer and early fall. These trees are:
An interior plant with large variegated green and cream colored large leaves that are on a thick trunk is a:
Lauren has a tall tree near her home. The deciduous tree has dark green star shaped leaves, and it has many prickly balls or burrs on the ground. What is the common name of the tree?
Hugo has a large evergreen shrub with dark green five inch long and two inch wide leaves growing in shade. It has many large flowers. On his last vacation to the North Carolina mountains, he saw some of this type shrub in the edge of the forests. Hugo's shrub is a:
Trees that keep their functional leaves throughout the year are:
Most cool-season grasses grow very little during the hottest months of the summer. What is this condition called?
As part of regular biological processes, a deciduous tree:
Drops its functional leaves in the dormant season
Annual plants complete their life cycle in:
The terms annual, biennial and perennial describe plant:
Marigolds and other warm-season plants grow BEST during:
In North Carolina, a tree that has no leaves in the winter is:
Plants that take three or more years to complete their life cycle are:
Plants that complete their life cycle in two years are:
The edge of the leaf is the:
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