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This is one of Nancy's flowers which was supposed to be completely red. A genetic mutation has caused parts of the flower to be white instead. How common are genetic mutations?

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This is okra (YUM!) from my Mom's garden. Are you wearing a close relative of this delicious plant?

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This Tersa Sphinx Moth Caterpillar is munching on Nancy's Pinta plants. Are all caterpillars plant eaters?

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This is one of my favorite flowers, because of its intricate structure. How many petals does it have?

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Cotton is an ancient fiber which is used by people for many things. What is its original function for the cotton plant?

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On a drive from Taos to Cortez, CO, we managed to just about hit the peak of autumn color for the Aspen trees. Why are they called Quaking Aspens?

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