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. Used as a gargle to relieve a sore throat.

Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria)

Betony (Stachys officinalis)

Feverfew (Chrysanthemum parthenium)

Cascara Sagrada (Rhamnus purshiana)

2. Leaves develop after the flowers have gone to seed.

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Grindella (Grindella spp.)

Chamomile (Chamaemelym nobile)

Elderberry (Sambucus spp.)

3. Takes its name from the Egyptian god of sky and light.

Aloe (Aloe barbadensis)

Fenucreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)

Burdock (Arctium lappa)

4. Recommended for over 2,000 years as a prolonger of life and cure for all human ills.

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

Comfrey (Symphytum officinalis)

Eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis)

5. Very toxic but has been used to lower high blood pressure.

Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)

American Hellebore (Veratrum viride)

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata)

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By Chuck

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  1. Takes name from Egyptian sky and light…so what is it? I thought it might have been stings and I’m trying to eradicate it .

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