6 terms

Cardinal Flower Key Terms

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herbaceous
A plant with leaves and stems that die down at the end of the growing season.
perennial
A plant that lives for more than two years, as opposed to annual or biennial plants.
pollination
The transfer of pollen from the male to the female part of the plant enabling fertilization and reproduction.
swamp
Low-lying ground where water collects.
climate change
A change in weather patterns lasting for an extended period of time. Man-made climate change may have an impact on plants like the cardinal flower.
asynchrony
Things that are not coordinated or happen at different times.
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