QUIZ 1 OF TUCSON SHRUBS
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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 = 42.0 points. Excellent!
B = 37.5 points. Good Job!
C = 33.0 points. Okay.
K < 33.0 points. Keep Practicing.

1. Wait-A-Minute Bush (Mimosa aculeaticarpa)
2. Tree Tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)
3. White Ratany (Krameria grayi)
4. Poison Ivy (Rhus radicans)
5. Rock Rose Mallow (Hibiscus denudatus)
6. Desert Lavender (Hyptis emoryi)
7. Desert Hackberry (Celtis pallida)
8. San Felipe Dyssodia (Dyssodia porophylloides)
9. Shrubby Coldenia (Tiquilia canescens)
10. Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa)
11. Shindagger (Agave schottii)
12. Seep Willow (Baccharis salicifolia)
13. Trixis (Trixis californica)
14. Arizona Rosewood (Vauquelinia californica)
15. Bigelow Ragged Rock Flower (Crossosoma bigelovii)
16. Yellow Menodora (Menodora scabra)
17. Limberbush (Jatropha cardiophylla)
18. Desert Honeysuckle (Anisacanthus thurberi)
19. Ephedra (Mormon Tea) (Ephedra spp)
20. Southwestern Coral Bean (Erythrina flabelliformis)
21. Burroweed (Isocoma tenuisecta)
22. Sotol [Desert Spoon] (Dasylirion wheeleri)
23. Berlandier Wolfberry (Lycium berlandieri)
24. Turpentine Bush (Ericameria laricifolia)
25. Fourwing Saltbush (Atriplex canescens)
26. Canyon Ragweed (Ambrosia ambrosioides)
27. Shrub Live Oak (Quercus turbinella)
28. Desert Rose Mallow (Hibiscus coulteri)
29. Hopbush (Dodonaea viscosa)
30. Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla)
31. Creosote Bush (Larrea tridentata)
32. Triangleleaf Bursage (Ambrosia deltoidea)
33. Banana Yucca (Yucca baccata)
34. Parry's Agave (Agave parryi)
35. Desert Zinnia (Zinnia acerosa)
36. Yellow Trumpet Bush (Tecoma stans)
37. Siphonoglossa (Siphonoglossa longiflora)
38. Range Ratany (Krameria erecta)
39. Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens)
40. Indian Mallow (Abutilon incanum)
41. Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis)
42. Soaptree Yucca (Yucca elata)
43. Graythorn (Ziziphus obtusifolia)
44. Desert Broom (Baccharis sarothroides)
45. Chuparosa (Beloperone californica)
46. Beargrass (Nolina microcarpa)
47. Mexican crucillo (Condalia warnockii)

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