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What is a plant capable of growing for more than one season?
perennial
What is an herbaceous plant that grows from seed, reproduces then dies in one growing season.
an annual
What makes a plant woody?
having persistent stems containing wood i.e secondary growth through an active vascular cambium/comes from secondary xylem
What is a liana?
a woody vine supported by other plants
What are air plants, plants growing on another plant without deriving nutrition from the host plant
epiphytes
What are vascular plants with true roots, (diploid generation is dominant) reproduce by spores
ferns
What is moss?
non-vascular plant without true-roots (rhizoids becauseo f no vascular tissue) haploid is dominant
What is an herb?
plant that dies to the trough at the end of the growing season.
River Birchla
Betula
Crape myrtle
Lagerstroemia
Thorny Olive
invasive, Elaeaguns
Water Oak
Quercus, acorn is fruit
Virginia Creeper
5 leaflets, Parthenoissis
Poison ivey
Toxicodendron
Southern Magnolia
Magnolia, fruit aggregate of follicles
American Holly
Ilex
Pecan Tree
carya
ginkgo tree
Ginkgo- living fossil, exotic, seeds not enclosed, has buteric acid, dioechious
Maple
Acer, simara fruit
Bur Oak
has epiphytes
Greenbrier
Smilax
Greenbrier
distinct vein-3, has thorns, uses tendrils
Sweetgum
Liquidambar
Sweetgum
starlike, capsule fruit, gum balls, alternate leaves, 5 lobes
Kudzu
Pueraria
Kudzu
exoyivr, compound large leaves, parallel veins, exotic invasive
Red maple
Acer
Red maple
samaras, always something red on it,3 main lobes usually
Wisteria
exotic, Wisteria-wimpy veins, pinnately compound, twines up plants, China
Muscadine grape
gorws by tendrils, grows muscudines, edible, serrate leaves, round in shape
Muscadine grape
Vitis
Japanese honeysuckle
exotic, twines, non-native, invasive, Japan, opposite, yellow and white flowes
Post Oak
cross shape, narrow base, used to make posts with, acorn fruit
Chinese privet
Ligustrum
Post Oak
Quercus
Red Mulberry
Morus
Red Mulberry
serrated leaf edge, drip yip, west areas, fuzzy bottoms, large leaves, alternate
Chinese privet
birds carry off fruit, drupe dispersal, small leaves with small leaves with smooth one veined
Sycamore
Platanus
Sycamore
large, toothed, serrated, giant vitus almost, base of petiole swollen, don't see axillary bud, criptic tip
Tulip poplar
Liriodendron
Tulip poplar
large, 'V' on top, twinated, 3 sinuses, samara, make furniture out of
Flowering dogwood
Cornus florida
Flowering dogwood
darker green leaves, hang low, bunched in a bit, one of the first to show flowers, white part-modified leaves, bracts inside of bracts is the actual flower, veins, pinnate huge edge of leave, turn up, bark looks like pebble
Greenbrier
What is this?
Kudzu
What is this?
Red Maple
What plant is this?
Muscadine grape
What plant is this?
Japanese Honeysuckle
What plant is this?
Post Oak
what plant is this?
Red Mulberry
What plant is this?
Sycamore
What plant is this?
Tulip Poplar
What plant is this?
Flowering dogwood
What plant is this?
What is a low woody lant with one too many relatively slender trunks. woody stems <20ft.
shrub
What is an air plant or a plant growing on another plant without deriving direct nutrition from the host plant?
a vine
What is a woody vine supported by other plants?
liana
What is a plant that obtains water and nutrients from another plant (host)?
parasitic plant
What is a characteristic of a plant have persistent stems containing wood i.e. secondary growth via an active vascular cambium?
woody
What is a characteristic of a tree that loses their leaves every yr.?
deciduous
What is the common name and Genus of this tree? describe it
Betula
River Birch; doubly serrate, alternate leaves and monoecious
What is the common name and Genus of this tree. Describe it.
water oak
Quercus
acorn is fruit
What is the common name and Genus of this tree. What type of fruit does it have?
Southern Magnolia
Magnolia
aggregate of follicles
What is the common name and Genus of this tree. What type of fruit does it have?
Southern Magnolia
Magnolia
aggregate of follicles
What is the common name and Genus of this tree. Describe
Virginia creeper
Parthenocissus
palmately compounde
vine
lenticels
tendrils
What is the common name and Genus of this tree. describe
American Holly
Ilex
berry like drupe
dioecious