Classifying Flowering Plants

Classifying Flowering Plants


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Classifying Flowering Plants by Francine Galko, Jo Blake

What makes a flowering plant a flowering plant? How is a complete flower different from an incomplete flower? What is pollination? ‘Classifying Flowering Plants’ looks at the amazing class of beautiful plants. Find out how plants are grouped into orders and how each one is different from the rest. From bananas to bromeliads and oaks to magnolias, discover what makes flowering plants so special. Classifying Living Things investigates how and why we group animals. Each book focuses on a particular class of living things, looking at the key characteristics that set its members apart from those of other classes. Discover how classes of living things have evolved, and how species have adapted to suit their environments. Find out why certain plants may show some characteristics of a particular class but actually belong to another.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432923686
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 06/15/2009
Series: Classifying Living Things
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: IG900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

The variety of life — What are flowering plants? — What do flowering plants look like? — Flowering plant classes — Magnolias and their relatives — Oaks and their relatives — Meat-eating plants and their relatives — Roses and their relatives — Parasitic plants — Peas in a pod — Palms and their relatives — Grasses, sedges, and their relatives — Bromeliads and bananas — Lilies, orchids, and their relatives — Lost forever?

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