Plants that grow tendrils include grape ivy, Virginia creeper and sweet peas. Grape ivy is not really an ivy but an evergreen vine that is native to South America. It does best in bright or moderate light but should be k... More » Science Biology Botany

Plants that grow in the Amazon rain forest include cocoa trees, avocado trees, passionflowers, guava trees and sweet-potato vines. Some Amazonian plant species are epiphytes, such as orchids, mosses and ferns, that do no... More » Science Biology Botany

Acorns, maple seeds and the seeds of legumes (a family of plants that includes beans, peas and lentils) are examples of dicot seeds. The common characteristic of these seeds is that they contain two seed leaves inside th... More » Science Biology Botany
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