Red Huckleberry

Vaccinium parvifolium
Scale 7 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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Fact: Huckleberry is a versatile plant that is tasty to eat fresh and can be made into fruit leather or pie. Indigenous communities also used it as a cold remedy and as fish bait because the berries look like salmon eggs.

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Graphic by Fraser Wagner

Phragmites | INVASIVE SPECIES

Phragmites australis
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Play: Place this card on any terrestrial or grassland plant species, excluding trees.
Effect: The plant species must immediately be removed. You may leave this card on the table to show this space is invaded by phragmites, and no other terrestrial or grassland plant (excluding trees) may be played here.

Graphic by Mabel Amberpixabay.com/en/users/MabelAmber

Granadilla

Passiflora ligularis
Scale 8 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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Dato: ¿Quién no ha jugado a abrir una granadilla pegándose con ella en la cabeza? Originaria de los Andes tropicales la granadilla es cultivada desde México hasta Argentina, siendo Colombia el principal productor en el mundo.

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Graphic by Alba Romerawww.albaromera.com/

Phytoplankton

Multiple Orders
Scale 2 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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PLAY: Phytoplankton has a MOVE of 1
FACT: Phytoplankton are the main source of food for almost all fish.

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Graphic by Bita Mojtahedzadehocean.org/
Phytoplankton /ˌfaɪtoʊˈplæŋktən/ are the autotrophic (self-feeding) components of the plankton community and a key part of oceans, seas and freshwater basin ecosystems. The name comes from the Greek words φυτόν (phyton), meaning “plant“, and πλαγκτός (planktos), meaning “wanderer” or “drifter”.[1] Most phytoplankton are too small to be individually seen with the unaided eye. However, when present in high enough numbers, some varieties may be noticeable as […] read more

Dark Sea Lettuce

Ulvaria Obscura
Scale 5 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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FACT: As a type of algae, this Dark Sea Lettuce is often found on beaches along the West Coast.

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Graphic by Bita Mojtahedzadehocean.org/
Ulvaria obscura is an intertidal and subtidal benthic marine algae found in temperate and Arctic ocean waters around the world.[1][2] Ulvaria obscura is a common marine algae, typically identified in algal blooms referred to as “Green Tides”.[3][4] The species is distinct in its ability to produce the neurotransmitter dopamine as a herbivore defense mechanism.[5][6] The species has a wide tolerance to various growth conditions, surviving temperatures between 5-29 °C, salinities from freshwater to […] read more

Arctic Poppy

Papaver radicatum
Scale 5 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1
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FACT: The flowers of the Arctic poppy fol- lows the sun’s movement across the sky. In this way it increases the temperature inside the flower creating an attractive microclimate for insects seeking warmth.

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Graphic by Thøgersen&Stouby | Berlandwww.thogersen-stouby.dk/
Papaver radicatum is a species of poppy known by the common names Arctic poppy, rooted poppy, and yellow poppy. It is circumpolar in distribution and grows in arctic and alpine zones in Europe, North America, and Asia.[2][3] It grows at a latitude of 83°40’N on Kaffeklubben Island,[4] making it one of the northernmost plants in the world. It appears on the Coat […] read more