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Janice's plant project


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Janice's plant project

  1. 1. The Totally Awesome ......... Red Anony By: Janice Guo AdaptationsThe Red Anony is a small plant that at average grows to about6 inches tall. This shortness has helped it survive in the tundraby helping the Red Anony not freeze . This shortness is becauseof lack of nutrients and because there is a sub-layer of soilcalled permafrost that plant roots cannot penetrate. It is adark reddish color to help focus more sunlight and it hasflowers that follow the sun to also help focus more sunlight tothe center of the plant. Usually found clustered together to keep warm. HabitatThe habitat in which the Red Anony lives in is the tundra, in the summer the tundracan get up to 24 hours of daylight and nights are cool, in the winter it is harsh andnights are long. The tundra receives 4 to 10 inches of precipitation a year and most of itis snow or ice. In the tundra there is a layer of permafrost, permafrost is a permanentlyfrozen sub-layer of soil. Leaves Flower Stigma Ovary Stem Petal Filament Anther Roots Ovule
  2. 2. Size and Shape The Red Anony is 6 inches tall. The flower is 1 and a half inches from one petal to the petal directly on the other side of it. The petals are a yellow color. In the middle there is a puffy ovary in which contains the seed. At the tips of most branches there is a cluster of leaves each with around 5 to 7 leaves on a branch. The Red Anony is a woody plant, that means the stem of the plant is like that of a tree.Death: The Red Anony has done Germination: Theits job, it has played its part in Red Anony seed has themaking a knew generation now it right conditions to grow.can finally rest. The Life Cycle of a Maturation: The plant is Perennial: The Red Anony growing. The plant has buds and leaves are forming on the tips of branches. Dormancy: The plant has stopped growing for a period of time, its leaves and petals have fallen off. Reproduction: The Red Anony swells its pistil up and shoots a seed somewhere far away.
  3. 3. Where It LivesThe Red Anony lives in the tundra. The places it can be found are circled below. Did you know... 1) The Red Anony has a semi-hollow center to store spare water tosurvive droughts. 2) Surrounding the center are spikes to keep from getting eaten. 3) They are found commonly on most tundras. This is the man that found the Red Anony, he came across it one day while observing the tundra, he was taking notes when he tripped over the little plant. He looked down and saw clumps of Red Anony sprouting out of the ground. "Truly astounding!" He commented. His name is Oliver Freeman, he was a plant explorer and found this plant in 1934.