Card Set Information
Nature Bowl Vocabulary Words for Plants--2014
What does Abiotic Mean?
Something in the environment that is
What is Chaparral?
(like a city of plants) that has
lots of shrubs or small trees growing
together in place.
These are treas that have cones.
shed their leaves each year
A plant that
does not lose all of its leaves at one time
most coniferous trees
A PINE TREE is:
EVERGREEN--never completely loses it's leaves and is coniferous.
What does Exotic mean?
Exotic means a
(not from here)
plant or animal
. One that has been introduced into a new, non-native area.
all are exotic to this area (they did not come from here but were brought here)
What is Flora?
What does Native mean when talking about a plant or animal?
An animal or plant that naturally occurs in the area.
Examples in this area (Sacramento/Foothills):
What is Photosynthesis?
This is how green plants make simple sugars (food energy) by using
sunlight, carbon dioxide and water
What does pollinate mean?
Pollinate means to
move pollen from one plant to another plant
What is a Snag?
A Snag is a standing dead tree (often is a shelter for many animals).