This simple game tests your gardening knowledge by identifying five plants shown in photos from a list of possible names. Photos of each plant are accompaned by a clue describing the type of plant or its broad characteristics. To play the game you identify the plant in the photo by selecting the correct name and clicking on the button next to it. Each time you play the game you only have one chance to identify the correct answer for each of the five plants. If you don’t get all of them correct the first time just click the “Let me try again” button located below the game board and try again. If you would like more information about these five plants see their Plant Profiles to get tips for growing each of them.
|Photos||Plant Names (Select the correct name and click the button)|
1. Brown exfoliating bark.
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
River Birch (Betula nigra)
Deodara Cedar (Cedrus deodara)
Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)
2. Vivid red color in autumn.
Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica)
Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)
Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)
3. Stately and broad with horizontal branches.
Sugar Maple (Acer Sacchurum)
Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis)
Sumac (Rhus trichocarpa)
White Oak (Quercus alba)
4. Red berries, prickly evergreen leaves popular for Christmas decorations.
Leland Cypress (Cupressocyparis leylondii)
Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)
American Holly (Ilex opaca)
Zelkova (Zelcova serrata)
5. Hard, strong, durable wood used for baseball bats.
White Ash (Fraxinus americana)
Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba)
American Larch (Larix decidua)
Red Oad (Quercus rubra)