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Identify the following

Plant Kingdom 

Plants and Trees

Oldest living tree............................................ Bristle Cone Pine (5,100 years)
World’s tallest tree......................................................... California Redwood
World’s most massive tree...................................................... Giant Sequoia
Largest hickory tree.................................................................... Pecan tree
Tree with many supporting roots and trunks................................. Banyan tree
Banyan tree fruit................................................................................... Fig
Black and English type tree............................................................... Walnut
“Bald” Everglades tree..................................................................... Cypress
Tree turpentine comes from.................................................................. Pine
Bowling pin wood.............................................................................. Maple
Baseball bat wood............................................................................... Ash
“Quaking” tree................................................................................. Aspen
Tree on Lebanon’s flag...................................................................... Cedar
Blue gum tree............................................................................ Eucalyptus
Canoe wood...................................................................................... Birch
Silk cotton tree................................................................................ Kapok
Florida tree with stilt-like roots..................................................... Mangrove
Kon Tiki raft material........................................................................ Balsa
Tree that the Bounty sought.................................................. Breadfruit tree
An oak’s main root........................................................................ Tap root
Largest single family of succulents.......................................... Cacti (Cactus)
Cactus fruit.............................................................................. Prickly pear
Tallest cactus............................................................................... Saguaro
Hawaiian root crop............................................................................. Taro
Violet or blue dye plant.................................................................... Indigo
Red dye plant.................................................................................. Henna
Linseed oil is from this plant................................................................ Flax
Long moss of American south...................................................Spanish moss
Rope fiber plant................................................................................ Hemp
Vine that grows 4 inches per day........................................................ Kudzu
Fastest growing grass..................................................................... Bamboo
Russian thistle........................................................................ Tumbleweed
“Stinging” plant................................................................... Stinging nettles
Algae and fungus living as a single unit............................................... Lichen
Digitalis source............................................................................. Foxglove
Rye and wheat hybrid..................................................................... Triticale
Leaf openings............................................................................... Stomata
Evaporation of water from leaves.............................................. Transpiration
Non-flowering plant................................................................. Gymnosperm
Flowering plant......................................................................... Angiosperm
Plant that lives for one year.............................................................. Annual
Plant that lives for two years........................................................... Biennial
Plant that lives for many years....................................................... Perennial
A plant’s male organ...................................................................... Stamen
Pollen producer at the end of the stamen............................................ Anther
A plant’s female organ....................................................................... Pistil
Trees that do not shed leaves..................................................... Coniferous
Tree that sheds its leaves annually............................................... Deciduous
Term for how deciduous trees lose their leaves.............................. Abscission
A plant’s fertilized ovule.................................................................... Seed
Plant that tolerates salt.............................................................. Halophyte

Flowers

Cymbidium, the flower of Thailand...................................................... Orchid
Japanese flower.................................................................. Chrysanthemum
King Alfred Narcissus type............................................................... Daffodil
Madonna type...................................................................................... Lily
Common name for the yellow daisy...................................... Black-eyed Susan
Common name for Helianthus........................................................ Sunflower
Purple flower of Scotland................................................................. Heather
Man in the Moon or Cape type......................................................... Marigold
Sword lily type............................................................................... Gladiola
Traditional Mother’s Day flower...................................................... Carnation
Sacred flower of Buddhism.................................................................. Lotus
Flower used in codeine and morphine................................................... Poppy
“Shasta” flower.................................................................................. Daisy
Tall flower grown for seeds............................................................ Sunflower
Vanilla-flavoring flower...................................................................... Orchid
Crocus and gladiola family..................................................................... Iris
Carnation family.................................................................................. Pink
Rochester New York festival...................................................... Lilac Festival

Fruits and Vegetables:

Star fruit.................................................................................... Carrabolla
Morello, marasca, maraschino.......................................................... Cherries
Winesap, Baldwin and Northern Spy................................................... Apples
Chutney relish fruit, “the peach of the tropics”..................................... Mango
Seedless grape........................................................................ Thompson’s
Cooking banana............................................................................. Plantain
Damson or greengage fruit.................................................................. Plum
Fruit used in peach Melba sauce ................................................... Raspberry
Bigarade fruit................................................................................. Orange
Adriatic fruit........................................................................................ Fig
Tiny Chinese orange..................................................................... Kumquat
“Fuzzy” New Zealand fruit.................................................................... Kiwi
Tropical fruit from which papain is obtained........................................ Papaya
Tropical fruit with five-pound seeds.................................................... Mango
Tropical pumpkin-shaped melon........................................................ Casaba
Pomelo relative........................................................................... Grapefruit
Raspberry and blackberry hybrid................................................... Loganberry
Tangerine and grapefruit hybrid........................................................ Tangelo
Alligator pear................................................................................ Avocado
Lisbon fruit..................................................................................... Lemon
Clingstone and freestone fruit............................................................ Peach
Small golden fruit............................................................................ Apricot
Yellow pear shaped fruit................................................................... Guava
Fertility symbol...................................................................... Pomegranate
Fruit named for Moroccan city....................................................... Tangerine
Fruit measured in hands.................................................................. Banana
Greening fruit................................................................................... Apple
Rose family fruit............................................................................. Quince
Linzer tort fruit........................................................................... Raspberry
Jelly grape.................................................................................... Concord
French “la prune” .............................................................................. Plum
French “la raison”............................................................................. Grape
French currant.................................................................................. Raisin
Chick peas a.k.a................................................................. Garbanzo beans
Hubbard’s’ butternut or acorn vegetable............................................. Squash
Chinese cabbage.......................................................................... Bok Choy
Chinese fruit related to longan....................................................... Litchi nut
“A la Florentine” vegetable.............................................................. Spinach
Iceberg or chrisphead vegetable........................................................Lettuce
Yukon gold vegetable....................................................................... Potato
Heading vegetable......................................................................... Broccoli
Savoy or collard vegetable.............................................................. Cabbage
Pascal vegetable.............................................................................. Celery
Lens shaped vegetable, highest in protein............................................ Lentil
Yellow turnip............................................................................... Rutabaga
European aborigine....................................................................... Eggplant
Red-stalked vegetable.................................................................... Rhubarb
Vichyssoise vegetables................................................... Leeks and potatoes
Gumbo vegetable................................................................................ Okra
Jerusalem vegetable..................................................................... Artichoke
White carrot................................................................................... Parsnip
Chicken Divan vegetable.................................................................. Broccoli
Mexican potato................................................................................ Jicama
Miniature cabbage from Belgium........................................... Brussels sprouts
Chicory vegetable............................................................................. Radish
Kentucky hybrid lettuce pioneer......................................................John Bibb
Botanist who developed the spineless cactus........................... Luther Burbank
Man who developed dozens of uses for peanuts.........George Washington Carver
Man who planted apple trees throughout Ohio Valley .............Johnny Appleseed

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