Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Duckweed. Some ponds become covered with duckweed and look solid green!
Redbud Tree. Almost all of the flowers will fall off before the leaves come in.
Crimson Clover. Often mistakenly called 'red clover'-this is the bright red flower you see on the Interstates in the South in April.
Aloe Vera. Very common in skin cream and lotions these days.
Spanish Moss. Odd, but true!
Almost impossible to break off a twig. Wood is very flexible and tough - must be cut.
Three different leaf shapes. One leaf is normal - one is mitten-shaped - one has three segments.
|These structures are found in all leaves. They are located on the epidermis. They let substances in and out of the leaves and are opened and closed by two guard cells. What are they? ||PLANT FACTS: the plant acrostic!
stomata . Stomata are opened and closed by two guard cells that are full of chlorophyll. This gives the cells energy to close quickly if a dangerous substance is about to enter the leaf. And that's it! That spells PLANT FACTS! I hope you enjoyed my quiz!
Tswett, Mikhail. The Russian scientist Mikhail Tswett invented chromatography. Chromatography is the separation of pigments in plant cells. Lev Tolstoy is a famous Russian author. Villi Tokarev is a Russian singer. I made up Igor Tiniy.
angiosperms. There are two main divisions of vascular plants: gymnosperms and angiosperms. Angiosperms have enclosed seeds, flowers, and fruit. They can be further classified into monocots and dicots.
Linnaeus, Carolus. Carolus Linnaeus invented binomial nomenclature. Binomial nomenclature gives a unique name to every species of living things. Nathan Leopold was an American murderer and I made up the other two names.