Botany

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Botany Trivia QuestionAnswer
Leaflets three, let it be. What does this remind you to do?Leave poison ivy alone
In Japanese tradition, what tree is associated with ghosts?Willow
Thor Heyerdahl built the Kon-Tiki, a floating raft of what wood, whose name comes from the Spanish word for "raft"?Balsa
Ents from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien were what?Tree shepherds
Who was the largest producer of commercially cultivated mushrooms in 2000?China
The Tree of Hippocrates is the plane tree where Hippocrates, the father of medicine, taught his pupils. On what island is it?Kos
In the 1860s and 1870s, a North American louse called phylloxera devastated the crops that made what staple?Wine
Oak comes from which Anglo-Saxon word?Ac
In which of these does the ficitional Plants of Ithor feature?Star Wars
Also known as the Alley Pond Giant this old Tulip Poplar is named for which New York Borough?Queens
The Douglas fir grows in western North America, of course. But where else is it native?Eastern Asia
Number 1 on this picture is what part of this plant?Stigma
What is the national tree of the United States… and of Englad, France and Germany?Oak
What spiky herbal remedy gets its name from the Greek word for "hedgehog"?Echinacea
The word for a professional dinner guest is also used to describe mistletoe. What is it?Parasite
Foliage and fruit from which tree are pictured here?Oak
What growth do pine trees have where most other trees have leaves?Needles
What Caribbean wood is also the name of a Motown movie and of an open source email program?Mahogany
The Anglo-Saxon beame known as what modern tree?Beech
In which kingdom of nature would you classify algae?Protista
Seeds from this Survivor Tree are planted anually and the resulting saplings are distributed each April 19, where is this tree?Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
What grass is probably named for an 18th-century American farmer named Hanson, who used it for hay? Timothy grass
What do we get from the tree genus Hevea and in particular from H. brasiliensis?Rubber
Seeds of this plant are the source of what oil used for medicinal purposes?Borage
In mythology what is a massive fig tree situated above the whirlpool monster in the Strait of Messina?Charybdis Fig Tree
Known scientifically as Linum usitatissimum, it bears one of the few truly blue flowers. What is it?Flax
Which plants belong to the genus Triticum?Wheat
In Irish place names which of these comes from a word meaning oak?Derry
A nature preserve in Osage County, Oklahoma is show. What word describes it?Prairie
The saguaro cactus is native to what desert, where there is a national park named for it?Sonoran
Neneh, a Swedish musician who was born in 1964, shares a nae with which tree?Cherry
Achillea ptarmica has several names beginning with the same prefix, what prefix?Sneeze
What flower's name means "noble flower" in German, but has a Latin name that means "alpine lion's paw"?Edelweiss
Half of which North American trees have been killed since the 1930s by the fungus Ophiostoma ulmi?Elms
Named for an influential conservationist this large American sycamore is in Simsbury, Connecticut, who was the conservationist?Gifford Pinchot
Asarum is a genus in the birthwort family, known as which of these?Wild ginger
To produce a tulip flower, a gardener must plant what?Bulb
Grown for cattle feed, Phleum pratense is a grass commonly known by what boy's name?Timothy
The Douglas fir grows in western North America, of course, but where else is it native?Eastern Asia
Three plants are national emblems of Scotland which of these is NOT one of them?Daffodil

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  1. Questions not in the Botany database:

    In which kingdom of nature would you classify algae? Protista

    Seeds from this Survivor Tree are planted anually and the resulting saplings are distributed each April 19, where is this tree? Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    What grass is probably named for an 18th-century American farmer named Hanson, who used it for hay? Timothy grass

    What do we get from the tree genus Hevea and in particular from H. brasiliensis? Rubber

    Seeds of this plant are the source of what oil used for medicinal purposes? Borage

    In mythology what is a massive fig tree situated above the whirlpool monster in the Strait of Messina? Charybdis Fig Tree

    Known scientifically as Linum usitatissimum, it bears one of the few truly blue flowers. What is it? Flax

    Which plants belong to the genus Triticum? Wheat

    In Irish place names which of these comes from a word meaning oak? Derry

    A nature preserve in Osage County, Oklahoma is show. What word describes it? Prairie

    The saguaro cactus is native to what desert, where there is a national park named for it? Sonoran

    Neneh, a Swedish musician who was born in 1964, shares a nae with which tree? Cherry

    Achillea ptarmica has several names beginning with the same prefix, what prefix? Sneeze

    What flower’s name means “noble flower” in German, but has a Latin name that means “alpine lion’s paw”? Edelweiss

    Half of which North American trees have been killed since the 1930s by the fungus Ophiostoma ulmi? Elms

    Named for an influential conservationist this large American sycamore is in Simsbury, Connecticut, who was the conservationist? Gifford Pinchot

    Asarum is a genus in the birthwort family, known as which of these? Wild ginger

    To produce a tulip flower, a gardener must plant what? Bulb

    Grown for cattle feed, Phleum pratense is a grass commonly known by what boy’s name? Timothy

    The Douglas fir grows in western North America, of course, but where else is it native? Eastern Asia

    Three plants are national emblems of Scotland which of these is NOT one of them? Daffodil

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