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What is the one common purpose
for all flowers?
to produce seeds
Name the 4 parts of a flower.
sepals
petals
stamens
pistils
The special leaflike structures
on the underside of a flower are
called _________.
sepals
What do sepals do for the flower?
enclose and protect the
flower when it is a bud
What parts of the flower appear
just above the sepals?
petals
What do the petals do for the flower?
attract birds and insects to the flower for pollination
What are the flower parts that grow at the center and make pollen?
stamens
What flower part contains the undeveloped seeds?
pistil
What is pollen?
fine, yellowish dust that contains sperm cells
What part of the pistil contains
the undeveloped seeds?
the enlarged part at the
base of the pistil
Daisy
One flower on each stalk.
Name the white flower.
Give 1 fact about it.
Aster
Several blooms on a stalk.
Name the purple flowers.
State one fact.
Black Eyed Susan
Stems are tough and hard to pick.
Name the large yellow flower
State one fact about it.
Chrysanthemum
It is sometimes called a "mum".
Name the flower
State one fact
Butter-and-eggs
Its flowers are full of nectar.
Name the yellow-and-orange flowers.
State one fact.
Ironweed
It is not edible by livestock.
Name the purple flower.
State one fact.
Cardinal flower.
The plant grows up to 4 feet tall.
Name the red flower.
State one fact.
Goldenrod.
The blossoms produce
large amounts of pollen.
Name the yellow flower with the insect on it.
State one fact.
Jewellweed.
Its ripe seed capsules burst open at
the slightest touch, giving it another
name: touch-me-not .
Name the plant with the small yellow flowers.
State one fact.
Queen Anne's lace.
In late summer the flowers curl up,
giving it another name: bird's nest.
Name the white, fluffy flower.
State one fact.
Chicory.
Its roots are sometimes ground to
make a coffee-like beverage.
Name the blue flower.
State one fact.
Tansy.
Its flowers look like daisies with
the white ray flowers picked off.
Name the yellow flowers.
State one fact.
Dandelion.
Its yellow flower heads open
and close every day.
Name the flower.
State one fact.
What is the definition of a "weed"?
Any plant growing where it is not wanted
Each white petal on a daisy is really
an individual flower called a
______ flower.
ray
The yellow center of a daisy contains ________
tiny flowers.
many
The tiny, tube-shaped flowers that form
the center of a daisy are called
_______ flowers.
disk
Name 2 important things that weeds do.
Deep roots bring minerals to the surface.
The seeds provide food for birds.
TRUE/FALSE ________ In the springtime,
the FEMALE goldfinch is bright
lemon yellow with a black cap.
FALSE - it is the MALE goldfinch
that is bright lemon yellow with a black cap.
In the winter, the male goldfinch's
color turns ______ _______.
dull yellow
sepal
It protects the bud.
Name flower part 1.
What does it do?
petal
It attracts pollinators (birds & bees).
Name flower part2.
What does it do?
stamen
It produces pollen.
Name flower part 3.
What does it do?
pistil
It makes the seeds.
Name flower part 4.
What does it do?
aster
1. several blooms on a stalk
2. daisy like flowers with yellow centers
Name the flower.

List two facts.
black-eyed susan

1. sometimes mistakenly called yellow daisies
2. stems are difficult to pick
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
chicory

1. flowers are blue
2. roots are ground to make a coffeelike beverage
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
dandelion

1. has ray flowers but NO disk flowers
2. its seeds are spread by the wind
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
goldenrod
Name the flower.
goldenrod

1. hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads
2. flowers grow in clusters along the stem
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
iris
Name the flower.
iris
Name the flower.
marigold

1. a hardy plant
2. has fern-like leaves
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
petunia

1. has funnel-shaped flowers
2. some have two-colored flowers
Name the flower.

List 2 facts
poinsettia
Name the flower.
poinsettia

1. it is a poisonous plant
2. has bright red leaves as flowers
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
Queen Anne's lace

1. large clusters of white blossoms
2. flower heads close to make "bird's nest"
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.
Queen Anne's lace
Name the flower
sunflower

1. a tall plant with flowers that turn to face the sun
2. has yellow ray flowers and brown disk flowers
Name the flower.

List 2 facts.