BIO 109 QUIZ OF TUCSON PLANTS
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Here's where you get to assess your current knowledge level and monitor your progress. Repeat the quiz (identification takes lots of practice), watching your score increase, until you are happy with your knowledge level. Practice with real plants and animals whenever possible.

Give yourself 1 point for correct ID and spelling.
Give yourself 1/2 point for correct ID but incorrect spelling.

Note: click on #s below to see quiz picture; click on name to see spotlight
A = 25 points. Excellent!
B = 22.5 points. Good Job!
C = 19.5 points. Okay.
K < 19.5 points. Keep Practicing.

1. Saguaro
2
. Ocotillo
3. Catclaw Acacia
4
. Jojoba
5. Teddybear Cholla
6. Ratany
7. Fishhook Pincushion Cactus
8. Desert Ironwood
9
. Hedgehog Cactus

10
. Brittlebush
11. Chainfruit (Jumping) Cholla
12. Limberbush
13. Foothills Paloverde
14
. Christmas Cholla
15. Canyon Ragweed
16
. Burroweed
17. Blue Paloverde
18. Desert Broom
19. Staghorn Cholla
20. Sotol [Desert Spoon]
21. Fairy Duster
22. Triangleleaf Bursage
23. White Thorn Acacia
24. Prickly Pear Cactus
25
. Creosote Bush
26. Desert Mistletoe
27. Velvet Mesquite
28. Fishhook Barrel Cactus
29. Desert Senna

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