Project Reservoir Online Scavenger Hunt

by: ProjectReservoirTeam

So you've visited the Reservoir in person, or explored our site and now you want to test your knowledge of the plants that grow in Jersey City's Reservoir #3. Match each plant with the correct description. Good luck!

  1. 1

    I am the oldest tree here and have enjoyed my view for over a century.

  2. 2

    My fruit may make you think of pie, but my branches and leaves will make you sick.

  3. 3

    My heart shaped leaves will provide plenty of shade.

  4. 4

    Although I do not get sunburn, I often look like I am peeling.

  5. 5

    While it may be spring, my branches look like they have been sprinkled with snow.

  6. 6

    I can grow up to 12 feet high and will tickle your face as you pass by.

  7. 7

    Despite my name, I do not bear fruit.

  8. 8

    I will greet you when you come in, but if you touch me, you will not like me when you leave.

  9. 9

    I may be a tree, but I produce edible berries.

  10. 10

    My fibers can be used as a rope.

  11. 11

    Springtime allergies? Blame me!

  12. 12

    I have a pleasing aroma and blossom in the springtime.

  13. 13

    I do not live long, but when I am around my leaves are thin, triangular and quite glossy.

  14. 14

    I have come a long way from Asia, and now that I am here, you can not get rid of me!

  15. 15

    Hold your nose, I am nicknamed the Stink Tree.

  16. 16

    I attract Monarch butterflies.

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43, Female
Jersey City, NJ, US


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