Time to post the answers to a plant quiz from a previous post: “What is a Plant?”
1. Is this a plant?
Answer: No, this is a sea anemone. Although it is attached to the sea floor and sort of green in color, it catches food with its tentacles. It is an animal.
B. Is this a plant, yes or no?
Yes. This is a cactus that is known as queen of the night for it’s beautiful flowers (see previous post for flower pictures).
C. Are these plants?
Yes, mosses are multi-cellular and considered to be non-vascular plants.
D. Are the things growing on the rock below considered to be plants?
No. Although they can produce their own food from sunlight, lichen are a a mix of algae and fungi living together. They don’t have roots and other characteristics of plants.
Thanks for taking our quiz. Please let us know if you have any questions.
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