Plant Bingo

I had a lot of fun with this assignment! I got to go through all of my flower pictures from the past few weeks to look for these characteristics. There were so many pretty pictures that I had a hard time choosing and identifying the right plant parts. I put …

Plant Bingo

I have been working on Plant Bingo as we drove north from Alabama to nothern Minnesota over the last few days for some planned summer travels – which has meant a lot of poking around in the areas at the fringes of the mowed grass at rest stops in Tennessee, …

Plant Bingo

It seems like this hot spell really took a toll on my local wildflowers so after a few afternoons of forest wandering, I admitted defeat and headed down to the botanical garden. I used fireweed twice because my photo of serviceberry for inferior ovaries came out incredibly blurry. I had …

Plant BINGO

I was waiting for one of the mustards in the garden to go to seed to show a silique shape. Instead, I found this silique pod on a bleeding heart instead – does this count as silique or is it a silique shaped pod? Fun exercise! Doing it with live …

Plant Bingo

Hello, I gathered the photos from the UAF botanical garden, plants that I am growing, and from plants near my house. I hope I got everything correct with the definition and picture but please let me know if not. -Samantha