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English Vocabulary for Plants

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Learn useful vocabulary for plants to expand your vocabulary.

Plants include familiar types such as trees, herbs, bushes, grasses, vines, ferns, mosses, and green algae.

Plants vocabulary in English

Plants and Trees Vocabulary 

Different Parts of A Plant Vocabulary 

A plant needs sunlight, carbon dioxide, minerals and water to make food by photosynthesis. A green substance in plants called chlorophyll traps the energy from the Sun needed to make food.

  • Wildflower – The wildflowers will be incredible after this rain.
  • Thistle – A purple thistle sewn to the pocket of a school blazer.
  • Flower – A single flower does not make a spring.
  • Herb – They usually ate the herb raw.
  • Mushroom – We ate mushroom until we came to the Mekong.
  • Weed – The pond is full of weed.
  • Fern – The trunk of a tree fern.
  • Cattail – Muskrats feed on wetland vegetation, such as cattails and water lilies.
  • Reed – Reeds grew in clumps all along the river bank.
  • Bamboo – The piece of bamboo makes a musical sound.
  • Ivy – The walls were covered in ivy.
  • Shrub – She ran round the outside of the house, barging past bushes and shrubs.
  • Moss – The moss was soft and furry to the touch.

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English Vocabulary for Plants