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Name This Plant Game: Vegetables 5

gameThis simple game tests your gardening knowledge by identifying five flowers that are related to common vegetables. Photos of each flower are accompaned by their (common and botanical) name.

To play the game you identify one of the four flowers that’s related to the vegetable 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 vegetables. 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 information about these flowers see their Plant Profiles to get tips for growing each of them.

Photos Pick the flower most closely related to the vegetable.
(Click the button to make your choice)
SWISS CHARD is most closely related to…
Goats Beard (Aruncus dioicus)
Globe Amaranth (Gomphrena globosa)
Loosestrife (Lythrum virgatum)
Gas Plant (Dictamnus albus)

ENDIVE is most closely related to…
Plantain Lily (Hosta hybrida)
Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
St. Johns-Wort (Hypericum patulum)
Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia hybrida)

SHALLOTS are most closely related to…
Snake Root (Cimicifuga racemosa)
Blanket flower (Gaillardia grandiflora)
Alumroot (Heuchera micrantha)
Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus praecox)

CABBAGE is most closely related to…
Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Turtlehead (Chelone glabra)
Sunflower (Helianthus annus)
Stock (Matthiola incana)

PEAS are most closely related to…
Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis)
Bellflower (campanula carpatica)
Daylily (Hemerocallis hybrida)
Grape Hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum)

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