Plants Facts Generator

  • [Plants fact 1] The name 'orchid' is derived from the greek word for 'testicle.'


  • [Plants fact 2] If a potato is exposed to light while growing, it will turn green and become poisonous.


  • [Plants fact 3] Only about 22% of humans have the genes necessary to smell “asparagus pee.”


  • [Plants fact 4] When Charles Darwin was sent some flowers from a friend, he noticed that one of the flowers was extremely long and he bet some kind of moth with a really long mouth must exist to pollinate it. A few years later Morgan's sphinx moth was discovered which had a really long proboscis.


  • [Plants fact 5] About 4 billion American chestnut trees once blanketed the east coast of USA, spreading in dense canopies from Maine to Mississippi and Florida. They all disappeared by the 1950s due to an invasive species of fungus that has made them extinct.


  • [Plants fact 6] There is a species of bacteria (Deinococcus radiodurans) so resistant to radiation that scientists have nicknamed it "Conan the Bacterium."


  • [Plants fact 7] Christmas trees can be recycled. Louisiana uses them to build shoreline fences to reduce erosion and form new marshes.


  • [Plants fact 8] During Hiroshima, the Gingko trees that were growing 1 to 2 km from the explosion of the atomic bomb survived the blast and quickly became healthy again. Those trees were some of the few living things that survived and are still alive today.


  • [Plants fact 9] After a tornado in 1998, 1000+ trees were toppled at The Hermitage, a plantation built by President Andrew Jackson. Using wood from the fallen trees, the Gibson Guitar Corporation produced 200 limited edition "Old Hickory" guitars.


  • [Plants fact 10] There is a plant that is able to simultaneously produce both tomatoes and potatoes, cleverly named the "Ketchup 'n' Fries" plant.


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About Plants Facts Generator

This plants facts generator can generate some interesting plants facts for free. These plants facts can help you learn some new knowledge and know more about plants.

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