Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

Native New England Shade Perennials

Natives are popular.  Shade is prevalent in many yards.  Here are some choices for both.  Match the scientific with the common name.  Don't know them?  The VanBerkum nursery wholesale site has some photos. Answers follow.
 
1. Actaea rubra a. red baneberry
2. Asarum canadense b. marsh marigold
3. Caltha palustris c. bugbane
4. Cimicifuga racemosa d. spotted cranesbill
5. Dryopteris marginalis e. merrybells
6. Geranium maculatum f. Christmas fern
7. Matteuccia struthiopteris g. leather wood fern
8. Polystichum acrostichoides h. ostrich fern
9. Trillium grandiflorum i. large white trillium
10. Uvularia grandiflora j. Canadian ginger

 

Answers:

1. a

2. j
3. b
4. c
5. g
6. d
7. h
8. f
9. i
10. e


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