Plants are on our front lawn and on our dinner plates. Take this quiz to find out more about them
What does it mean for a plant to be native?
It was grown by Native Americans. | Incorrect
It naturally belongs in the place where it is growing. | Correct
Yay – that’s right! And did you know you can garden with native plants? Find out how!
It is the first plant that grew in a place. | Incorrect
It is the only plant that grows in a place. | Incorrect
What is the name for a plant that doesn’t belong in a certain place?
Invasive | Correct
That’s right! Invasive plants can really do a lot of damage, using up the food and water that plants and animals that belong in an area need. Do you have invasive plants in your yard or local park?
Lost | Incorrect
Native | Incorrect
You might think bugs are icky, but believe it or not, some plants need bugs to help them grow. Bugs pick up pollen from plants, moving it around to other plants, so that new plants can grow. What kinds of bugs help out with this process?
Honey Bees | Incorrect
Butterflies | Incorrect
Moths | Incorrect
All of the above! | Correct
You got it!
On the other hand, what does it mean if a plant is carnivorous?
They like to go to carnivals. | Incorrect
They like to eat bugs. | Correct
Ew! But you're right!
They like to ride in cars. | Incorrect
They are the kinds of plants dinosaurs liked to eat. | Incorrect
Mmm…plants can be really yummy! What do you call an animal that eats ONLY plants?
Carnivore | Incorrect
Omnivore | Incorrect
Herbivore | Correct
Correct! Do you eat a lot of plants? Find out how eating more plants can be good for you and the planet!
Salad-a-vore | Incorrect
Are you destined to become a botanist – a person who studies plants? Print our Nature Treasure Hunt and get outside! See how many different plants you can find in your own backyard, park or schoolyard!