Presentation on theme: "Plant ID Terminology On the back of your first plant ID sheet… take notes."— Presentation transcript:
Plant ID Terminology On the back of your first plant ID sheet… take notes
Common Name: easy, identifiable name in English EX: Dandelion
Botanical Name: Latin, in Western Garden Book- BOLD, LARGE binomial: Genus species Ex:Taraxacum officinale
Growing Conditions: Planting Zones, Sun or shade?
Flower Color/Bloom Time: List season it blooms And Color of flower EX: flowers spring, summer, and fall Yellow flowers
Water Needs: Use Western Garden Book, find symbol and read for description
Perennial/Annual/Deciduous/Evergreen Perennial= lives multiple years, survives winter Annual= lives 1 year, dies in winter Evergreen= green all year, does not drop ALL leaves Deciduous= drops ALL leaves in fall, grows back in spring