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Monerans
Single celled organism, with no nucleus





Psuedomonas aeruginose


Bacilla shaped

Found in soil, water,skinflora,and most man-made environments. Colonizes in artifical and natural environments. It can survive in a normal atmosphere and in atmospheres with little oxygen.


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Psuedomonas aeruginose






Monerans

Rhizobia


Spirrillus shaped

Rhizobia are germs that are found mostly in the roots of plants. Researsch is conducted in clovers, alfalfa, beans, and soy.


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Rhizobia

Rhizobia





Kingdom Protista Has a nucleus and organells, most single-celled organisms




Protozans

​ Animal like no cell-walls, no chlorphyll


Colpoda steninii


Often found in moist soil. Frequently found in desiccated samples of soil and vegetation as well in temporary natural pools such as treeholes. Also in the intestines of various animals.


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Algae

Algae is numerous groups of chloryphyll, containing mostly aquatic organisms from microscopic single-celled organisms to big kelp.

Blue-Green algae

Blue-Green algae lives in sub-tropical grassland areas.They live in very rich, nutrient soil.


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Kingdom Fungi
Multi-cellular, no chlorphyll obsorbs nutrients






Ascomycota
cup shaped

Helvella Crispa

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Helvellaceae
Genus: Helvellva
Species: H.Crispa
Common name: White saddle

Helvellva Crispa live in grass, humid hardwood, pathways, and meadows.

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Zygomycota

Threadlike, spore at the end of filament.


Phycomyces blakesleeanus

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Zygomycota
Class: Zygomycetes
Order: Mucorales
Family: Mucoraceae
Genus: Phycomyces
Species: P. blakesleeanus
Common name: Pin needles

They are found by stumps of trees, and at the stem of the plant.
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Basidiomycota

A large subdivision of kingdom fungi.



Coprinus plicatilis


Kingome: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricornycetes
Order: Agari
Family: Agariceae
Genus: Coprinus
Species: plicatilis
Common name: Pleated inc cap


Very common inhabitant of grasslands from spring to late autumn.

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Asomycota
A phylum of fungi characterized by its saclike structure.




Verpa Conica

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Asocomycetes
​Order: Pezizales
Family: Morchellaceae
Genus: Verpa
Species: conica
Common name: Thimble Morel

Uncommon species, wich lives on grasslands with lots of lime and calcium.

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Kingdom Plantae
multicelled, cell walls with chlorophyll

Definitions:
Magnoliopsida:Vascular plant in a class of flowering plants in the devesion magnoliophyta. Liliopsida: A plant that is a class in the decesion magnoliophyta. Characterized generally by a single cotyledon, parall vined leaves. Lycopodiophyta: Vascular plant in the Division of the plantae dingdom plantae consisting of organisms commonly called clubmoss or quillworts. Rosopsida: A botanical name for a group of flowering plants recognised at the rank of class. ​
Cycadopsida: Class of subdivision fo plants comprising palm live gymnosperms.



Rosopsida



Lupinus argentenus


Common Name:Dwarf Juniper


Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class:Rosopsida
Order:Fables
Family:Fabaceae
Gunus:Lipinus
Species:argentenus



A widespread lupine in the western U.S.A. and Southwestern Canada. Habitats include high plains grasslands, scrublands and certain montane forests.









Cycadopsida

Cycas armstrongii

Common Name: Fire Fern


Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Pinophyta
Class:Cycadopsida
Order:Cycadales
Family:Cycadaceae
Gunus:Cycas
Species:Armstrongii




Native to Australia. Mainly in northwest of Australia in open grassy locations. The Fire Fern is also extremely fire tolerant.






Lycopodiophyta

Huperiza selago

Common Name:Fir clubmoss



Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Lycopodiophyta
Class:Lycopodiopsida
Order:lycopodiales
Family:Huperziaceae
Gunus:Huperiza
Species:selago




Huperiza selago is a common inhabit in rocky or grassy places. Located pretty much thought Canada and in Central America.






Mangnolipsida


Asclepias curassavica


Common Name:Mildweed




Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliphyta
Class:Magnolipsida
Order:Gentianales
Family:Asclepiadaceae
Gunus:Asclepias
Species:curassavicaAll


It was an all purpose remedy used by Native Americans. Omaha Indians used the root as a slave to heal wounds. The women made a tea out of it to help prevent pregnancy. Scientist’s don’t believe that it helped. But it can heal wounds. It is a native plant of South American grasslands. It can also be found in northern America and Central Africa.




Magnolipsida


Erigeron philadelphicus

Common Name:Fleabane





Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Mangoliphyta
Class:Magnolipsida
Order:Asterales
Family:Asteraceae
Gunus:Erigon
Species:philadelphicus




Blumes from April thought June in North American parries Grows in clusters. It can be found all over Canada and the United States growing in meadows along streams, roads, and ditches. When you burn Fleabane it turns into an oily smoke that repels insects. Tannins in fleabane protect cuts from infection and skin tissue healing. Also the weed is used for sore throats.





Liliopsida

Andropogon Gerardii

Common Name:Big Bleustem Grass




Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliphyta
Class:Liliopsida
Order:Poales
Family:Poaceae
Gunus:Andropogon
Species:gerardii




Lives in North American parries and grows in dense stands. This Keeps other grassed from getting any sunlight and growing. As a result u will find large patches of just this plant growing






Anamalia

Multi celled and digests food inside body

Definitions:.
Arthropoda:is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton.
Mammalia: any various warm-blooded vertebrate characterized by covering hair and skin and female having lie birth.
reptilla: cold ed vertebrates




Phylum

Groups classes of organisms that have the same body plans.



Plains Zebra
Kingdom: Anamalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Genus: Equus
Species: Equus zebra




Plain zebras live in grasslands, savvanas, woodlands, thorny scrublands, coastal hills, and mountains.



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Cheetah
Kingdom: Anamalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Acinyx
Species: A. jubatus



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Girraffe
Kingdom: Anamalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Giraffidae
Genus: Giraffa

Species: G. camelopardalis

Giraffes live in inhabit savvanas, grasslands,or open woodlands


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Labidomera clivicollis
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Common Name: Milkweed Leaf Beetle
Kingdom: Anamalia
Phylum: Anthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Genus: Labidomera
Species: clivicolla

These beetles are found in meadows, roadsides, and wetlands like a swamp.



Papilio polyxenes

Common Name: Black Swallowtail
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Kingdom: Anamalia
Phylum: Anthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Papilio
Species: P. polyxenes

These butterflies are mostly found in Oklahoma.


Pantherophis gloydi

Common Name: Eastern Fox Snake
Kingdom: Anamalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Colubridae
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Genus: Pantherophis
Species: P. gloydi
This snake is mostly found by Lake Erie and Lake Huron. They live in Michigan, Ohio, and Ontario.



















Dannis Plexippus

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Nymphalidae
Genus:Dannis
Species:Plexippus


The Monarch Butterfly is located in southern Canada and South America. It can be found in praries and meadows. In winters it settles in conifer groves.

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Thamnophis butreri

Common name: Butler garter snake


Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilla
Order:Spuamata
Family:Serpentes
Genus:Thamnophis
Species:Butereri

The Butler garter snake is located in grassy opeancanopy areas such as meadows praries, and savannah grasslands.

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Araneus marmoreus

Common name: Matbel Orb Weaver


Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropda
Class:arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Araneidae
Genus:Araneus
Species:marmoreus

The Marble Orb Weaver is located in opean lands including praries and grassy aeras.

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Cynomys ludovicianus

Common name: Prarie Dog

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Cynomys
Species: ludovicianus

Prarie Dogs can be found from Canada to Northern Mexico in Praries. They mainly live in short grass praries because in long grass praries they cant see predators coming.

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Vulpes corsac

Steppe Fox

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:Chordat
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Vulpes
Species:Corsac


The Corsac Foxes like tolive in burrows in steppes and semideserts. Thi fox is found throughout the southeast area of the former USSR and a large area of centras Asia.


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Panthera leo

Common name:Lion

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Felidae
Genus:Panthera
Species:leo

Lions live in Africa south of the sahara and small area in asia. They are the only cats who travle in groups called prides. Ten to twenty may live in a pride.

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Misumena vatia

Golden Rod Crab Spider
kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Thomisida
genus:Misumena
species:vita

In North America it is the best known flower spider they are commonly found in a flower called golden because it attracts a large number of insects


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