Cornus canadensis Dissection: Cornaceae Habitat Adaxial leaf Abaxial leaf Inflorescence 4 Bracts 22 Flowers 4 stamens Pistil
Rhododendron groenlandicum Dissection: Ericaceae Habitat Adaxial leaf Abaxial leaf Inflorescence (22 flowers) Single flower 5 petals 10 stamens pistil
Chamaenerion angustifolium Dissection: Onagraceae Habitat Adaxial leaf Abaxial leaf inflorescence 4 petals 5 sepals 8 stamens pistil: 1 style with 4 stigmas
Mertensia paniculata Dissection: Boraginaceae Habitat Adaxial leaf Abaxial leaf Infloresence Adnation of stamens to petals Connation of petals 5 stamens 5 Sepals Pistil removed
plant bingo Here’s my updated plant bingo. The silique is from an internet picture now. The porate anther dehiscence was very hard to find, and then photograph! The photos might have gotten blurry when it converted to pdf to upload, but I could upload the photos separately if needed.
I was also confused by this assignment, but I believe the intention was to treat this like the lego exercise and devise our own dichotomous key from the bins provided. Here’s mine:
My first herbarium specimen, pressed earlier this week.
Hello everyone! I am a poet, musician, and nature enthusiast from Fairbanks. Learning to identify things in nature is immensely satisfying. It’s been a few years since I took a plant biology class and I’d like to freshen up my vocabulary and learn new skills.