. Species Richness for plants in tilled test area at Unity gardens 09/20/2013. Species Proportion area represented by species (% cover per quadrant/16m2) Scientific name Common name Acalypha rhomboidea three seeded mercury Ambrosia artemesiifolia ragweed Brassica sp. Brassica Carex sp. sedge Chamaecrista fasciculata partidge pea Chenopodium album lamb's quarters Conyza canadensis horseweed Cyperus esculentus yellow nut sedge Euphorbia corollata flowering spurge Helianthus mollis ashy sunflower Lepidium virginicum Virginia pepperweed Medicago lupulina black medic Melilotus alba sweet white clover Mollugo verticillata carpet weed Morus sp.
"A Brief History of Sugar." A Brief History. 11 Oct 2008 <http://www.irish- sugar.ie/noframes/nf-pages/nf-hist/nf-hist.htm#productn> Sugar cane is a member of the grass family. The sugar cane has hollow stalks filled with a sweet juice or sap from which sugar can be extracted and can grow to 15 feet tall. It grows best in very warm climates and is ready to harvest after 10 to 20 months.
1) Monocots are shorts for “Monocotyledons” which means plants whose embryo has one cotyledon; whereas, Eudicots (Eudicotyledons) carry embryo with 2 cotyledons. The cotyledons of eudicots supply nutrients for seedlings, but the cotyledons of monocots store some nutrients and act as a transfer tissue for nutrients stored elsewhere. Five key features are typically used to distinguish monocots from eudicots; a seed, arrangement of vascular tissue in roots, stems, and leaves, and number of flower parts. The seed has the reproductive structures that are protected from drying out, have male and female gametophytes which are reduced in size. In young dicot stems and stems (usually the upright, vertical portion of a plant transports substances to and the leaves) that do not increase in thickness, xylem and phloem are arranged in vascular bundles in the cortex.
ycoperdon echinatum, commonly known as the spiny puffball or the spring puffball, is a type of puffball mushroom in the genus Lycoperdon. The saprobic species has been found in Africa, Europe, Central America, and North America, where it grows on soil in deciduous woods, glades, and pastures. It has been proposed that North American specimens be considered a separate species, Lycoperdon americanum, but this suggestion has not been followed by most authors. Molecular analysis indicates that L. echinatum is closely related to the puffball genus Handkea. The fruit bodies of L. echinatum are 2–4 cm (0.8–1.6 in) wide by 2–3.5 cm (0.8–1.4 in) tall, supported by a small base, and densely covered with spines that are up to 0.6 cm (0.2 in) long.
Anemones Anemone comes from anemos, the Greek word for wind, thus giving Anemone the name wind flower. The genus Anemone consists of 120 species of perennial flowering plants, which grow from tubers. Anemones grow wild in many European countries, in North America, and Japan. Anemones are closely related to Pasque flower (Pulsatilla) and Hepatica (Hepatica); some botanists include both of these genera within the genus Anemone. The Anemone meaning wind flower, which signifies that the wind that blows the petal open will also, eventually, blow the dead petals away; are perennial herbs with an underground rootstock, and radical, more or less deeply cut leaves.
06.05 Activity Sheet Livan Hernandez Directions: Select one plant from each division of Kingdom Plantae. Fill out the chart below. |Nonvascular plant|Seedless vascular plant|Nonflowering vascular plant|Flowering vascular plant| Common name:Phylum name:Genus name:Species name:|Spanish MossBryophytaThillandsiaUsneoides|alpine clubmoss engLycophytaLycopodiumLycopodium alpinum|PinusConiferophytaPinus LPinaceae|SunflowerAnthophyta HelianthusHelianthus annuus| Describe the plant in your own words:|Is big. It hangs from trees. Color grey and hard.|Itâ€™s small.
There were mostly steep slopes with coarse woody debris greater than 7cm in diameter. This coarse woody debris provides nursery habitat for new growth as well as nutrients, although low in woods, to the soil. Also found was huckleberry which is also indicative of acidic soils, and some small patches of ivy (invasive). Most of the trees in the area were estimated to have been cut for cedar shingles approximately 90 years ago. There were large mounds of fallen trees that have been decomposing, often felled by wind throw.
Ginkgo Herbal Therapy Herbal/Nutritional Supplement Therapy Ginkgo is an herb and their leaves are usually used to make extracts that are used as medicine. (MedlinePlus, 2013). Ginkgo also known as Ginkgo Biloba is a tree that is found in Southeast Asia. These trees are more than a thousand years old. (O'Mathuna, & Larimore, 2007).
In the same species broccoli closely resembles cauliflower. Both plants‘ flower and stalk are used for food. The outstanding difference is color; cauliflower is white in color with light green leaves, whereas broccoli is dark green. Area of Origin and History Broccoli is native to the eastern Mediterranean and Asia Mira. It is known that it evolved from a cabbage from the ancient Etruscans, who were considered to be horticultural geniuses.