Flower Power Vocabulary

fertilize = to combine the sperm from a pollen grain with an egg to form a seed

habitat = a place where an animal or a plant lives

nectar = a sweet liquid found in many flowers

ovary = the bottom part of the pistil in which seeds form

pistil = part of a flower that makes the eggs that grow into seeds

pollen = tiny grains that make seeds when combined with a flower's egg

pollinate = to move pollen from a stamen to a pistil

sepal = one of the leaf-like parts that protects a flower bud and that is usually green

stamen = part of the flower that makes pollen

stigma = the female part of the flower that carries the pollen to the ovary


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