plants!!

plant facts:

snorkel roots

all roots need to breathe. the swamp cypress grows in boggy places where the soil has little oxygen.

how does it do it??

A: It sends up snorkel like roots to breathe!!!

whiffy plant

the skunk cabbage has a terrible smell.

why??

The smell attracts flies that help pollenate the plant!!

disgusting but true!!:

Bears eat the skunk cabbage’s roots to help it do poos after winter!!

puzzler

the monkey puzzle got it’s name from  when it was  first grown in england

because it’s owner joked that it would be too hard for a monkey to climb!!

name: grape hyacinth      where found: in my garden

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