Nt1310 Unit 2 Project Work

Decent Essays
LEVEL 3 Credits 10 Version 7
ELEMENT TWO: Project work
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Result Competency Achieved Further Evidence Required
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Element 2
Twenty common horticultural weeds are identified either in situ or ex situ, excluding previously collected or uniquely photographed specimens
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Field bindweed that grows from ½ to 1 inch below the flower has two leaf bracts. Flowering is indeterminate, so flowers will continue to develop along growing stems until first frost.
Fruit:it has a two-valved with hairless and egg-shaped capsules of about 6-8 mm long, containing smooth and dark seeds.
Leaves:Foliage along the stem is arranged oppositely with dark green colour and has arrow shaped up to 4 cm long to 2 cm wide having blunt-tipped with spreading basal lobes.
Stems:slender in shaped, creeping and usually hairy about 2 m long. When stems are broken, they exude a milky sap.
Vines: Its infamous vines grow 0.3 to 1.8 m long and may run along the ground or climb any available object.The vines, however, are not the means by which bindweed does most of its damage: it is a relatively poor competitor for light.
Roots:Extensive root system competes effectively for limited soil moisture. The root system has both deep vertical roots and shallow horizontal laterals.
Habitat: Their habitats are on crops, arable and waste land, gardens. Commonly on footpaths and in
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Each of the flower spikelets is narrow and consists of a pair of bracts and 2-7 florets. Flower head erect with dense and uniform, having fluffy and bright purple-fading to dirty brown. It flowers on January to March.
Fruit: The seed-head (25-100 cm long) is large, plume-like, feathery in appearance and initially white, cream or silvery in colour.
Leaves: Leaf base are very hairy and has no white waxy surface. Leaves with conspicuous midrib which does not continue into leaf base. It has no secondary veins between midrib and leaf edge. Both leaf surfaces are dark green, it snap readily when tugged. Dead leaf bases with spiral like wood shavings.
Stems:The relatively thick flowering stem up to 3 cm across is erect or upright direction and grows 2-6 m tall. They are hollow and greyish-green to yellowish-green in colour.
Habitat: Commonly found in terrestrial. Forest light gaps, slips, margins, disturbed sites, open habitats, riverbeds, cliffs, inshore and offshore islands, fernland, herbfield,
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