rosesbybsg Mrs. Rothermich's science class
Troy Middle School  
Common Name: Roses

Family:  Rosaceae

Genus and Species:  3,100 species and 107 genera

Family Characteristics:  most grow on bushes, some grow on trees, most have blooms, and most are fruits such as apples, strawberries, peaches, pears, and cherries

Identifing traits of the species: thorns, grow on bushes, flowers, and various colors

Type of habitat: EVERYWHERE! Even in the North

Average plant size: 4 to 8ft tall bushes

Type of flower: Some are monocot and others are dicot

Special importance to man or animal: The rose is known for being used for gifts for man

References we used:
1. Encarta Encyclopedia '99
2. World Book '99
3. The rose page
4. Students Learning Library #18

*** Ok, this is a page my best friend and I made when we were in 6th grade 2 years ago. We are now in 8th grade, and I was just wondering if this was still here. I guess it is... lol! :) Well, I know this page is kinda stupid, but hey, we were in 6th grade, what do u expect? -Shannon
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