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Perennial families quiz

Plants are related as are people through families, those composed of genera.  Members of a same family of plants often have similar flower characteristics.  Match the following genera with their family.  answers below..
1. Geum a. Rosaceae (rose)
2. Dianthus b. Scrophulariaceae (figwort)
3. Helenium c. Polemoniaceae (phlox)
4. Clematis d. Fumariaceae (fumitory)
5. Chelone e. Saxifragaceae (saxifrage)
6. Phlox f. Campanulaceae (bellflower)
7. Miscanthus g. Ranunculaceae (buttercup)
8. Corydalis h. Asteraceae (aster)
9. Campanula i. Poaceae (grass)
10. Astilbe j. Caryophyllaceae (pinks)



1. a

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


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