♦Definitions – words and phrases you should know to better understand Native Plants.
Biome –Biomes are climatically and geographically defined as similar climatic conditions on the Earth, such as communities of plants, animals, and soil organisms, and are often referred to as ecosystems. Link to a website – The World’s Biomes
Bioregion – Bioregions are defined through physical and environmental features, including watershed boundaries and soil and terrain characteristics.
Ethnobotany – Ethnobotany is the study of how people of a particular culture and region make of use of indigenous plants.
Entomology – the scientific study of insects
Hydrologic cycle or Water cycle – the continuous movement of water on, above and below the surface of the Earth