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. Nuts edible; golden yellow autumn color.

American Larch (Larix decidua)

Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)

White Oak (Quercus alba)

2. Indians made trunks into dugout conoes.

Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Bald Cypress (Taxodium canadensis)

White Oak (Quercus alba)

3. Soft sound is produced by movement of leaves.

American Yew (Taxus canadensis)

White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Arbrovitae (Thuga occidentalis)

4. Considered the most massive tree of eastern United States.

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria)

Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

5. Lower branches hang downward.

Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica)

Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani)

Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)

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By Chuck