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Acacia greggii: Quiz

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Question 1: It is a large ________ or small tree growing to 10 m (33 ft) tall with a trunk up to 20–30 cm (7.9–12 in) diameter.
CotoneasterBroom (shrub)ShrubRose

Question 2: The ________ are produced in dense cylindrical spikes, each flower with five yellow 3 mm (0.12 in) petals and numerous yellow 6 mm (0.24 in) stamens.
Flowering plantFlowerFruitSeed

Question 3: The ________ "greggii" refers to Josiah Gregg, author, explorer, and amateur naturalist of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.
Romanian languageGrammatical genderPatronymicFamily name

Question 4: Devil's Claw may be an example of an evolutionary ________, in which the range and renewal of the species is limited due to the extinction of the mammallian megafauna responsible for seed dispersal.
2000s (decade)United StatesItalyAnachronism

Question 5: A. greggii beans were gathered and eaten by desert tribes of ________, including the Chemehuevi of the Southern Paiute, and stems were used in construction and tool making.
Americas (terminology)North AmericaSouth AmericaEurope

Question 6: (Note: "Cat's Claw" is also used to refer to ________, a woody vine found in the tropical jungles of South and Central America)
InflammationUncaria tomentosaRubiaceaeGentianales

Question 7: A. greggii, even though it is used as forage for livestock, contains a potentially poisonous ________ called prunasin.
RutinGlucosideGlycosideNaringin

Question 8: This effectively prevents germination unless a ________ disturbs the area and deposits enough water to increase the likelihood that seedlings will be able to establish deep enough roots to survive the dry season.
Storm drainTropical cycloneRainFlash flood

Question 9: Some sources also suggest that the plant was used as a ________.
AnalgesicChemotherapyAntacidLaxative

Question 10: The seed pod is constricted between seeds (a loment), and ________ occurs both through dehiscence and breaks at these constrictions.
PlantBiological dispersalSeed dispersalFruit







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