Nr. 18

Flowers Adv. (N-18)

Vilde blomster II

The requirements for the Advanced Flowers honor are as follows:

     

  1. Identify in the field, photograph, or draw from live flowers and correctly identify 75 kinds of wild flowers.

     

  2. Give the distinguishing characteristics of the flowers of each of 12 common plant families.

     

  3. Show how to use plant keys to genus and species.

     

  4. Tell the difference between perfect and imperfect flowers. What is meant by pistillate and staminate flowers? give an example of monoecious and dioecious plants. Tell the difference between monocotyledons and dicotyledons.

     

  5. From the Bible point out two spiritual lessons in which writers used flowers for illustrations.

     

  6. Name and describe eight poisonous plants, noting the particular part of the plant that is poisonous.

     

  7. Do one of the following:
    1. Name five plants that are of medicinal value and indicate what part of each plant is used.
    2. Name ten wild plants that are edible in root, stem, or leaf.
Skill Level 3