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Botanist biome[1]

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Botanist biome[1]

  1. 1. Botanist Biome By kkriner72 and Gryphonboy
  2. 2. Yucca <ul><li>-normally has two stalks </li></ul><ul><li>-grows in the United States </li></ul>
  3. 3. Evening Primrose <ul><li>-Sometimes grows in Europe and parts of the Southern </li></ul><ul><li>Hemisphere </li></ul><ul><li>-has yellow and white flowers that bloom in the evening </li></ul><ul><li>-sometimes referred to as fever plant </li></ul>
  4. 4. River Oats <ul><li>- can grow up to four feet tall </li></ul><ul><li>- is green through the summer then begins to beige in the summer </li></ul><ul><li>-They prefer sun or dark shade </li></ul>
  5. 5. Leafy Spurge <ul><li>-can grow for 1-3 feet tall </li></ul><ul><li>-leaves are a bluish shade of green </li></ul><ul><li>-flowers mainly in April or May </li></ul>
  6. 6. Butterfly Milkweed <ul><li>- milkweed is common name for the group of plants that belong to Asclepias family. </li></ul><ul><li>- are over 100 species of milkweed in North America </li></ul>
  7. 7. Common Teasel <ul><li>-Common teasel imported from native Europe into North America. </li></ul><ul><li>-Common teasel is mainly in Ohio. </li></ul><ul><li>-species prefers damp, coarse and fertile soils. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wild Plums <ul><li>- Wild plums are eaten by turkey, black bear, and wolves . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sunflowers <ul><li>-Sunflower seeds are formed in the head of the sunflower. </li></ul><ul><li>-Each head has about between 1,000 and 2,000 flowers. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Prairie Dock <ul><li>-Produce large leaves </li></ul><ul><li>-grow from 5-10 feet </li></ul><ul><li>-lives a long time </li></ul>
  11. 11. Prairie Dropseed <ul><li>-Prairie dropseed is a low-growing, clumping grass that grows well in full sun and is drought tolerant. </li></ul><ul><li>-prairie dropseed gives cover for small birds and animals and gives them food winter food. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Eastern Gamagrass <ul><li>Grows up to 8 feet tall </li></ul><ul><li>-self-seeds </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hachita <ul><li>-Hachita is a perennial grass that grows up to 3 feet tall </li></ul><ul><li>- produces narrow, blue to green foliage that make dense piles </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Blues (little bluestem) <ul><li>-Bluestem grass is tall, ornamental grass </li></ul><ul><li>-Highly drought resistant </li></ul>
  15. 15. Purple Lovegrass <ul><li>Purple love grass is a perennial grass </li></ul><ul><li>-Purple love grass reaches heights from 8 to 18 inches tall. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Prairie Fire (red switchgrass) <ul><li>'Prairie Fire' is a switchgrass </li></ul><ul><li>-6-foot blades </li></ul>
  17. 17. Indian Steel (blue indiangrass) <ul><li>- 5-7feet tall </li></ul><ul><li>-Grows rapidly </li></ul><ul><li>-grows well on any well drained soil </li></ul>
  18. 18. Pawnee (big bluestem) <ul><li>Seed heads resemble turkey foot </li></ul><ul><li>Is green then turns reddish-copper </li></ul><ul><li>Grows from 3-8 feet </li></ul>
  19. 19. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.finegardening.com/design/articles/native-ornamental-grasses-sustainable.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/ </li></ul>

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