a small, dry one-seeded fruit produced by flowering plants

a plant that completes its life cycle in one growing season

sharp, stiff, bristle-like structures which grow from the flower of many types of grasses

slender, whisker-like sensory organs near the mouth of a fish

a plant that completes its life cycle in two growing seasons

short for biological control. The use of natural insect enemies to control invasive plant populations.

sudden growth of a plant flowering stalk in response to temperature and/or day length

small, leaf-like structures beneath a flower

soft tissue in woody plants from which new wood and bark grow

a bony case or shield covering the back or part of the back of an animal (such as a turtle or crab)

the tail fin of a fish

something that stands out, attracts attention

the action of preparing the soil for crops

the fin located on the top or back of a fish

an animal that relies on the environment to maintain its body temperature

the leaves of a plant or tree

insect poop; debris or excrement produced by insects

a recently hatched fish; a juvenile (young) fish

the beginning of growth of a seed 

also called ring-barking, is the removal of a strip of bark and cambium from around the entire circumference of either a branch or trunk of a woody plant

plants that have non-woody stems

Not easily seen or noticed; the opposite of conspicuous

1: a young wingless form (such as a grub or caterpillar) of many insects that hatches from an egg 2: an early form of any animal (such as a frog) that at birth or hatching is very different from its parents

a small leaf-like part of the leaf

one plant or crop grown in a wide area

the part of the stem where the leaves and buds are attached to the plant stem

a legal term within the BC Weed Control Act that identifies a weed that is harmful to humans, agriculture, livestock, and/or ecosystems and must be controlled

an immature form of some insects. Nymphs can sometimes look like smaller versions of the adults. 

a tube-like organ used by insects to lay eggs

a branching cluster of flowers

a part of the plant that comes in all shapes and sizes and helps with seed dispersal. Often hairs, bristles, or scales at the top of seeds. A common example is the fluffy white seed heads of dandelions.

a plant that lives more than two growing seasons

feathers of a bird

an insect in its inactive immature form between larva and adult

the part of a stem where the flowers attach

a stem that grows underground and can produce new shoots and roots 

a circular arrangement of leaves

a very young plant that grows from a seed

the basic unit of a grass flower

a root that grows straight down into the ground

the raised portion of the back part of a shell, also called the beak

asexual reproduction in plants; new plants can grow from the parts of the original plant 

an arrangement of leaves or petals that surround or wrap around the plant stem