Botany is the scientific study of plants, one of the six kingdoms of life. These plant facts about photosynthesis, cells and more are so cool, they'll definitely stay ripe in your mind.
Avocados, bananas, cucumbers, eggplants, grapes, pumpkins, tomatoes, and watermelon are all technically berries. So which fruits aren't actually berries? Strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries!
Rafflesia arnoldii, the rare plant producing the world's largest individual flower doesn't smell like your typical flower. Its common name, stinking corpse lily, might just give you the right idea.
Water and other liquids can sometimes flow against gravity if they're moving through a very narrow space such as inside the narrow tubes in plants called xylem (pronounced ZAI-lem). This is called capillary action and is how plants carry water from their roots all the way to their leaves.
The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% of the earth’s oxygen.
There are more trees on earth than there are stars in the Milky Way: 3.04 trillion trees to 100-400 billion stars.
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