DK Eyewitness Books: Plant, 1st Edition

  • David Burnie
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  • ISBN-10: 0756673755
  • ISBN-13: 9780756673758
  • DDC: 580
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

This is a an original and exciting look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how a flower attracts insects, what a plant's reproductive organs look like, how a dandelion spreads its seeds, and much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What is a Plant?.
2: The Parts of a Plant.
3: A Plant is Born.
4: Bursting into Bloom.
5: A Light Diet.
6: A Simple Flower Dissected.
7: A Complex Flower.
8: All Sorts of Flowers.
9: How a Plant is Pollinated.
10: Strange Pollinators.
11: From Flower to Fruit.
12: How Seeds are Spread.
13: Borne on the Wind.
14: Spreading without Seeds.
15: Living Leaves.
16: Self-Defense.
17: Creepers and Climbers.
18: Meat-Eaters.
19: Caught in a Trap.
20: Parasitic plants.
21: Plant Passengers.
22: Adapting to Water.
23: Surviving above the Snowline.
24: Living without Water.
25: Food from Plants.
26: The Story of Wheat.
27: Potions and Poisons.
28: The Plant Collectors.
29: Looking at Plants.
30: Did you Know?.
31: Plant Classification.
Find out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.