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Name This Plant Game: Culinary Herbs 3

gameThis 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. Most closely associated with turkey stuffing.

Chervil(Anthriscus cerefolium)

Marjoram (Origanum majorana)

Borage (Borago officinalis)

Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)

2. Heat destroys the licorice flavor so it must be added to recipes at the last moment.

Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgave)

Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)

Lovage (Levisticum officinale)

3. Daphne turned into this tree when Apollo pursued her.

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

St. John’s-wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Bay (Laurus nobilis)

4. Often eaten with roast beef.

Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum annum)

Tarragon (Artemsia dracunculus)

Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Horse Radish (Armoracia rusticana)

5. Most common herb used in beer making.

Hops (Humulus lupulus)

Winter Savory (Satureja montana)

Birch (Betula lenta)

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

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