Write a report including references on Engelmannia peristenia (ENGELMANN’S DAISY) for Central and South Texas of your choice with the topic of Conduct an analysis of the suitability of a plant species that is native or adapted to our region. You will describe the selected species in detail, its characteristics and how it is adapted to our region. Analyze the adaptations against key elements that define our region.
The student will use scientific and academic references and intext citation to develop both the species descriiption and justification for suitability in our region. The paper will be a minimum of 1,000 words, NOT including any illustrations or references.
1. Overview of Plant Species: A general descriiption of the plant including scientific name and family of the plant. Should cover the following: growth habits, what area is the plant grown in, specific pest problems, flowering and fruiting characteristics.
2A: Suitability to our Region: Describe the key characteristics that make this plant adapted to our regional.
2B: Impact to Society: Describe the ways that this plant impacted society.
3A: Analysis: Compare the species’ characteristics against key regional considerations and justify why this plant would be suitable in our region’s landscapes.
3B. Analysis: Discuss and justify how this plant impacted society and why this impact was significant.
The student will list all references used.