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FC: Plant Scavenger Hunt | by Sabrina Zhao Science EP-7

1: This is a fern in sporophyte phase. The orange areas are the spores. | Polystichum acrostichoides | Taken at school 5/3/12

2: This flower is in Gametophyte phase | Commelinaceae Tradescantia | Taken at school 5/3/12

3: The grass is a vascular plant. It grows tall and has a root system. | Ophiopogon japonicus | Taken at school 5/3/12

4: PLANTS! | The moss you see here is a nonvascular plant. It grows low and reproduces with spores. | Dicranum polysetum | Taken at school 5/3/12

5: This fern is a nonvascular seedless plant. | Polystichum acrostichoides | Taken at school 5/3/12

6: This crookneck squash is a vegetable. | Cucurbita pepo | Taken at home 5/10/12

7: A tree is a vascular seed plant that produces oxygen. | Quercus alba | Internet photo 5/12/12 http://www.google.com.hk/imgres?q=white+oak&um=1&hl=zh-CN&safe=strict&sa=N&rlz=1T4ADSA_enUS348US348&tbm=isch&tbnid=k0y6E93U3msr4M:&imgrefurl=http://www.ohio-nature.com/white-oak-tree.html&docid=qgo5-HlOXQ22sM&imgurl=http://www.ohio-nature.com/image-files/full-white-oak-lg.jpg&w=600&h=530&ei=PequT7-6Gom68ATigvjXCA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=446&vpy=165&dur=2194&hovh=211&hovw=239&tx=159&ty=140&sig=105443035617764766015&page=1&tbnh=115&tbnw=130&start=0&ndsp=27&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:0,i:77&biw=1280&bih=611

8: Grass gives off water every day in transpiration. | Paspalum Distichum | Internet picture 5/10/12

9: Dandelions have seeds that are dispersed by the wind | Taraxacum officinale | Internet picture. from Google Images 5/4/12

10: Tomatoes have seeds that are dispersed by animals. | Lycopersicon esculentum | Taken at home 5/9/12

11: Annual rings represent how many years old this tree is. | Fagus grandifolia | Taken at school 5/4/12

12: Stomatas are found on the underside of a leaf and release water and wastes. | Taken at home. 5/13/12 | Rosa Indica

13: A leaf on a bush holds the most chlorophyll so it can capture sunlight to make energy. | Chinese abelia | http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/shrubs/abelia_chinensis.html | Internet photo 5/10/12

14: http://www.google.com/imgres?q=ponderosa+pine&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&sa=N&biw=1280&bih=935&tbm=isch&tbnid=6VERyqk2pl728M:&imgrefurl=http://www.arborday.org/shopping/trees/treedetail.cfm%3FID%3D172&docid=bpKZAU1CazfQ5M&imgurl=http://www.arborday.org/trees/graphics/trees/detail/Ponderosa-Pine_2.jpg&w=273&h=298&ei=biWtT8H2KJSo8gTawIyVDQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=281&vpy=290&dur=1286&hovh=235&hovw=215&tx=110&ty=129&sig=108202012815601589022&page=1&tbnh=135&tbnw=119&start=0&ndsp=38&ved=1t:429,r:9,s:0,i:93 | This is a gymnosperm. Gynosperms are seed plants that make seeds that are not protected by a fruit. They have needle like leaves and deep root systems. | Pinus ponderosa | Internet photo 5/11/12

15: This lily has visible anthers. These hold pollen that travels to fertilize other plants. | Lilium 'Blackout' | Taken at home 5/10/12

16: You can see this hydrangea's petals which are very bright. They attract insects to pollinate them. | Hydrangea macrophylla | Taken at school 5/4/12

17: Mimosa pudica | http://www.google.com/imgres?q=touch+me+not+plant&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&sa=N&biw=1280&bih=892&tbm=isch&tbnid=9OjX0VapoXTV5M:&imgrefurl=http://wiseacre-gardens.com/plants/wildflower/jewelweed.html&docid=X4oeLf7BQcX_oM&imgurl=http://wiseacre-gardens.com/plants/wildflower/jewelweed_spotted_seedpod_leaf_flower_450.jpg&w=450&h=418&ei=MCetT7n_NYr48gSo5ZT5DA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=1007&vpy=245&dur=1226&hovh=216&hovw=233&tx=143&ty=98&sig=108202012815601589022&page=1&tbnh=139&tbnw=151&start=0&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:5,s:0,i:90 | The touch me not plant is an example of tropism because the pods explode when you touch them. | Internet picture 5/11/12 taken at school | The stimulus here is touch.

18: The cucumber is an annual plant. This means they live for one season. | Taken at home 5/12/12 | Cucumis sativus 'Boston Pickling'

19: Violax wittrockiana | Internet Photo 5/12/12 queanbeyannursery.com.au | A pansy is a biennial plant. This means it can live for two seasons.

20: I LOVE YOU, MOM! | Antirrhinum majus | Taken at home 5/12/12 | The snapdragon is a perennial flower which means it can stay alive for more than 2 years.

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