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Common Angiosperm Family Names

For each family of flowering plants, type in the household name.
A list of major plants included in the family will appear, which are also included as type-ins.
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Last updated: April 20, 2022
First submittedApril 16, 2022
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Scientific Family
Common Name, Major Plants
Solanaceae
Nightshade Family
(peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, tobacco, tomatillo)
Brassicaceae/Cruciferae
Mustard Family
(horseradish, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, kale, brussels
sprouts, turnips, radish, rapeseed, collards, watercress, bok choi, rutabaga)
Asteraceae
Sunflower Family
(lettuce, radicchio, dandelion, artichoke, safflower, chicory, tarragon,
chamomile, echinacea, daisy, dandelion, helichrysum, )
Poaceae
Grass Family
(corn, wheat, barley, oats, sorghum, rice, millet, rye)
Fabaceae
Legume Family
(beans, peas, lentils, peanut, soy, garbanzo, fava, tamarind, alfalfa,
clovers)
Cucurbitaceae
Squash Family
(cucumber, melons, watermelon, pumpkin, gourds)
Lamiaceae
Mint Family
(lavender, basil, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme, catnip)
Ericaceae
Blueberry Family
(Huckleberry, cranberry, lingonberry)
Apiaceae/Umbelliferae
Carrot Family
(parsnips, celery, dill, chervil, cilantro, parsley, caraway, fennel)
Rosaceae
Rose Family
(apples, peaches, apricots, nectarines, plums, strawberries, blackberries,
raspberries, pears, cherries,quince,almond)
Liliaceae
Lily Family (Alliums)
(asparagus, onions, leeks, chives, garlic, shallots)
Anacardiaceae
Cashew Family
(mango, pistachio, cashew, sumac, marula, poison ivy)
Rubiaceae
Coffee Family
(coffee, jasmine, noni, gardenia, kratom, madder, bedstraw)
Rutaceae
Citrus Family (Rue)
(Lemon, lime, orange, bergamot, tangerine, pomelo, grapefruit, kumquat)
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Level 15
Jun 26, 2022
Loved this quiz SO much!!! There aren't enough botany quizzes on jetpunk. Thank you for making this