PLANT FAMILY DESCRIPTIONS

Identify the plant family based on the descriptions in the question

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#1. Lentil, peas, soy and other beans

Fabaceae (legume family)

#2. Fruit 4 nutlets

Lamiaceae (mint family)

#3. Flowers of 4 sepals, 4 petals, 6 stamens (4+2)

Brassicaceae (mustard family)

#4. Fruit a silique or silicle (modified capsule)

Brassicaceae (mustard family)

#5. Inflorescence a head that looks like a single flower

Asteraceae (aster family)

#6. Fruit is an achene, dispersal aided by pappus

Asteraceae (aster family)

#7. Fruit a legume

Fabaceae (legume family)

#8. Flowers 3-merous with sepals and petals identical

Liliaceae (lily family)

#9. Our most deadly poisonous plants (hemlock, for example)

Apiaceae (carrot family)

#10. Flowers with numerous stamens and carpels, hypogynous; leaves without stipules

Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)

#11. Which family has the following flower formula?

Apiaceae (carrot family)

#12. Fruit is a "schizocarp" (splits into two 1-seeded halves)

Apiaceae (carrot family)

#13. Flowers bilateral papilionaceous "butterfly-like" separate petals

Fabaceae (legume family)

#14. Flowers with numerous stamens and carpels, hypanthium; leaves with stipules

Rosaceae (rose family)

#15. Which family has this flower formula?

Fabaceae (legume family)

#16. Flowers bilateral two-lipped, fused petals

Lamiaceae (mint family)

#17. Aromatic herbs, hollow furrowed stems, alt. compound lvs w/sheathing bases

Apiaceae (parsley family)

#18. Inflorescence a compound umbel

Apiaceae (parsley family)

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