Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)

Photo: N. Sincero 2011

Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints:

  • This specimen has male and female flowers on separate plants.
  • It is not native to California and is considered an invasive species by the California Invasive Plant Council.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, January 8th at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you're right and to learn more about this specimen. Science Story Adventures is our program for children ages 4 - 8 and their caregivers. In the program, we explore the natural world through stories, specimens, games and crafts.

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