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FC: Plant Scavenger Hunt Paige Hausermann Periods 7-9

1: 1. Poisonous Plants in Ohio Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac, and Poison Oak | Jim Dunphy (1999-2011). Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Information Center. Retrieved on October 13, 2011 from: http://poisonivy.aesir.com/view | Will Cook (2009). Poison Sumac. Retrieved on October 13, 2011 from: http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/trees/tove.html | Rhus radicans Poison Ivy Shade, moderate rain, trees United States and Southern Canada | Rhus diversiloba Poison Oak shade, moderate rain Eastern United States | Rhus Vernix Poison Sumac shade, moderate rain Eastern United States

2: 2. Gymnosperm: Male Gametophyte | encephalartos horridus Eastern Cape Blue Cycad desert, diect sun, dry conditions Eastern Cape Province, South America | Lou-Nita La Roux (2003). Encephalartos horridus. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantefg/encephhorrid.htm

3: 3. Gymnosperm - Female Gametophyte pinus strobus Eastern White Pine | Tricia Jones (2004). Pinus Strobus. Retrieved October 23, 2011, from http://www-pub.naz.edu:9000/~treewalk/north_tree_walk/pinus_strobus/index.htm | Partial shade, moderate rain Eastern North America

4: 4. Angiosperm - Perfect Flower Plectranthus Mona Lavender | wet conditions, shade South Africa This flower is perfect because it has female parts (pistil) and male parts (stamen). | Rick (2010). Plectranthus Mona Lavender Excels in Florida. Retrieved October 23, 2011, from http://www.floridafriendlyplants.com/Blog/post/2010/04/03/Plectranthus-Mona-Lavender-Excels-in-Florida.aspx

5: A dioecious plant has two types of plants, one that is female and one that is male. A monoecious plant has both male and female parts on one plant. | 6. Dioecious Plant salix babylonica Weeping Willow | full sun, moderate rain China | Betty G (2000). Weeping Willow. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.gardenoffriendship.org/gardening/articles/vol0907bg.html Erv Evans (2011). Trees: Salix Babylonica. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/trees-new/salix_babylonica.html

6: 5. Angiosperm - Complete Flower Geranium Roxanne | wet conditions, shade Mediterranean Region This flower is considered complete because it has stamen, a pistil, sepals and petals. | Living Naturally (1999). South African Geranium. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.naturalretail.com/ns/DisplayMonograph.asp?storeID=DCBDDB383C644F7E9F4D586A359ED7E9&DocID=basic-interactions-umckaloabo

8: 7. Endosperm zea mays Corn | full sun, moderate rain Eastern United States | Amber Sanders (2003). Where Does Corn Come From? Retrieved October 22, 2011 from http://students.ou.edu/S/Amber.R.Sanders-1/Story_1.html

9: 8. Plant that Shows Symbiosis with Mycorrhizal Fungi ulmus americana American Elm Tree | The plant absorbs excess carbon dioxide, which is given to the fungus. The fungus then absorbs excess nutrients, which it donates to the host plant. | full sun, moderate rain North America | Northern State University (2011). American Elm. Retrieve October 23, 2011, from http://www3.northern.edu/natsource/TREESA1/Americ2.htm

10: 9. Monocot hosta undulata Hosta | shade, moderate rain Japan | Floral Art (2011). Hosta. Retrieved October 23, 2011, from http://www.floralartmall.com/hosta.html

11: 10. Dicot with Compound Leaf eunymus alatus Burning Bush | full sun, moderate rain Northeastern Asia | UCONN (2011). Euonymus Alatus. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/e/euoala/euoala1.html

12: 11. Dicot with Simple Leaf pyrus calleryana Bradford Pear Tree | full sun, moderate rain China, Korea | Deb Magnes (2011). Bradford Pear Tree. Retrieved October 23, 2011, from (http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/191/

13: 13. Seedless Vascular Plant anthurium "Pink Aristocrat" | cool, moderate rain, shade Horticultural Origins | 12. Bryophyte Moss | damp, shade

14: 14. Edible Leaf brassica oleracea Kale | cold, low rain, full sun Greece | Rosie Lerner (2000). Kale - Plant. Retrieved October 22, 2011 from http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/senior/vegetabl/kale1.htm

15: 15. Edible Root daucus carota Carrot | full sun, little rain Afghanistan | W. J. Rayment (2011). History of the Carrot. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.indepthinfo.com/carrots/history.htm

16: 16. Edible Vegetable That is Not a Fruit solanum tuberosum Idaho Potato | full sun, moderate rain Idaho, United States | Ibunoor (2011). The Khaki Chicken Kurma. Retrieved on October 22, 2011 from: http://www.ibunoor.com/ibus-delight/the-khaki-chicken-kurma/

17: 17. Edible Fruit citrus hystrix Kaffir Lime | warm, moderate rain, direct sun Indochina and Malaysia | USDA (2011). Citrus Hystrix Information. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10714

18: 18. Fruit that is Specialized for Dispersal Other than Digestion acer nigrum Black Maple | full sun, moderate rain Northeastern U.S. | Buzzle (2011). Types of Maple Trees. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.buzzle.com/articles/types-of-maple-trees.html

19: 19. Heterotrophic Plant Sarracenia American Pitcher Plant | high rainfall, partial sun Southeast United States This plant is considered heterotrophic because it catches insects in its "pitchers" and breaks them down in order to get nutrients. | Barry Rice (2005). The Carnivorous Plant FAQ. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.sarracenia.com/faq/faq5520.html

20: 20. Parasitic Plant Cuscuta salina Salt Marsh Dodder | shade, moist, low-nutrient environment Western North America | M. Costea (2010). Cuscuta Salina. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuscuta_salina | The salt marsh dodder is considered parasitic because it wraps around the host and taps into them, draining them of their nutrients.

21: 21. Modified Leaf allium haematochiton Red Onion | full sun, moderate rain Romania | Unknown (2011). Intermediate-day Onion Plants for Sale. Retrieved on October 22, 2011 from http://www.gardenharvestsupply.com/ProductCart/pc/Intermediate-day-Onion-Plants-for-Sale-c134.htm | The modified leaf of the onion plant is used to store food for the growing plant

22: 22. Invasive Plant Lonicera japonica Honeysuckle | Plant Conservation Association (2009). PCA Alien Plant Working Group - Japanese Honeysuckle. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/fact/loja1.htm | Partial shade, moderate rain Japan "Japanese honeysuckle was introduced to the U.S. in the early to mid-1800's as an ornamental plant, for erosion control, and for wildlife forage and cover."

23: 23. Cork of a Deciduous Tree carya ovata Shagbark Hickory | full sun, moderate rain Eastern United States | K. Koch (2011). Carya Ovata. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.na.fs.fed.us/pubs/silvics_manual/volume_2/carya/ovata.htm

24: 24. Epiphyte microsorum steerii Oil Fern | cool, moderate rain, shade Southeast Asia | An epiphyte is a plant that grows on another plant. The Oil Fern is an example, as it was growing in the nook of a tree branch. | Gardino Nursery (2011). Microsorum steerii, Oil Fern. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.rareflora.com/microsorumste.html

25: 25. Plant with Medicinal Use aloe vera Burn Plant | Dry, direct sun, desert conditions Sudan By breaking off the leaves, people can use the liquid that seeps out to rub on stings and burns to relieve pain and quicken the healing process. | Samuel Said (2009). Aloe Vera History. Retrieved October 23, 2011 from http://www.aloeria.co.uk/html/aloe_vera_history.html

26: Bonus 1: Angiosperm with Non-Insect Pollinator hibiscus rosa Hibiscus | moderate rain, shade China | Hibiscus Flowers - History of Hibiscus. Retrieved October 23, 2011, from http://www.hibiscusflowers.exclusively-unique.com/

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