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Assignment # 17. Plant Names (10 points) Name: Darin Kleinsmith Subject Link Grand Canyon Plants http://www6.nau.edu/bio/bio300/GCplants.htm USDA Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/ Colorado Wildflowers http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/ 1. Pick a plant species (scientific name and common name) in the Grand Canyon for which you can find the information to answer these questions? Agoseris glauca   (Mountain Dandelion)   2. What are the English translations of the genus and species names of this plant, and what is a likely reason why a scientist gave the plant this name? Agoseris means dandelion, and glauca means covered in bloom with a bluish color. 3. What is the rest of the classification of this plant: kingdom, subkingdom, superdivision, division, class, subclass, order and family from the USDA Plants
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Unformatted text preview: Database? Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass Asteridae Order Asterales Family Asteraceae – Aster family Genus Agoseris Raf. – agoseris Species Agoseris glauca (Pursh) Raf. – pale agoseris 4. Provide a url to an online photo of this species. http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/pink%20enlarged%20photo%20pages/agoseris %20and%20taraxacum.htm 5. What source(s) did you use to obtain your information (find citation format on the Reference page. http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/pink%20enlarged%20photo%20pages/agoseris %20and%20taraxacum.htm http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=AGGL...
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