Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

Name meanings

Match the following species name with its descriptive meaning.   See answers below.
1. praecox a. oak-leaved
2.  quercifolia b. early, of spring
3. parviflora c. purple
4.  palustris d. from marshes
5.  minima e. hairy
6.  macrorrhiza f. small flowered
7.  hirsuta g.  small
8. maritima h. with large roots
9. glabra i. smooth
10.  phoenicea j. of or near the sea






 

Answers:

1. b

2. a

3. f

4. d

5. g

6. h

7. e

8. j

9. i

10. c

 
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