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Begonia

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Begonias are tricky plants to identify. They can have narrow leaves or wide leaves, yellow, pink, white or red flowers and they can grow to be any size. Begonias are named after Michel Begon, a Frenchman who helped make "botany," or the study of plants and flowers, a science.

  1. 1. What is the study of plants and flowers?
    1. a. Agriculture
    2. b. Plantany
    3. c. Botany
  2. 2. Who are begonias named for?
    1. a. Michel Begon
    2. b. Begon Mintz-Plass
    3. c. Michelle Begonia
  3. 3. What kind of size do begonias grow?
    1. a. Small
    2. b. Any size
    3. c. Large