Dissection #4 Rhubarb

Rhubarb dissection Rhubarb plant in the genus Rheum Polygonaceae family. Found growing along the Chena river at Princess Lodge in Fairbanks Alaska. Herbaceous Perennial. Small scale habitat with a plant height of 16 inches. Rhizomes form along with leaves with very large petioles. The leaves are elongated and heart-shaped. Similar …

Dissection #3 Sunflower

Sunflower or Asteraceae Family with inflorescence of Ray florets that appear similar to petals shapes.  Found growing along with greenhouse at the Princess Hotel Lodge in Fairbanks Alaska. Small scale habitat. About 3ft and 4 inches. Capitulum inflorescence flower accompanied by disc florets forms the head of the flower. One …

Dissection 2 Basil

Dissection Basil Genovese Basil or Ocimum basilicum is a culinary herb of the Lamiaceae family  Found growing along with greenhouse in Fairbanks Alaska. Annual Apical bud with vegetative shooting  Small buds have shown  The leaf is blade-shaped and 4cm  Petioles are shown well Axillary buds, nodes, and internodes. Cordage secondary …

Dissection 2, 3, & 4: Watermelon berry, Highbush cranberry, and Blueberry

Watermelon berries (Streptopus amplexifolius) https://www.thinglink.com/card/1209572586724261895 Grows in very wet, dense undergrowth, usually with ferns and skunk cabbage. Alternate, oblong-lanceolate leaves Leaves are sessile Parallel venation Fruits (berries) hang from axils/peduncles Axile placentation 3 carpels   Highbush cranberry (Viburnum trilobum) https://www.thinglink.com/card/1209580316885254151 Widely spread but grows abundantly in understory of mixed spruce/birch forests. …

Dissections 3 & 4

Here is my final dissections.  It is broken into several pages due to size. 3rd and 4th Dissections for Intro to Alaska Flora F195 Page 1-2 3rd and 4th Dissections for Intro to Alaska Flora F195 Page 3-7 This was a great experience, wish I would have started early in …

Dissections 1 & 2

My first two dissections are documented in PDF form below.  The final file was too big to upload so I split them up into several pages. 1st and 2nd Dissections for Intro to Alaska Flora F195 Page 1 1st and 2nd Dissections for Intro to Alaska Flora F195 Pages 2-3 …