Samples of Various Vegetation on Campus

The first picture shows an orange peel, in which the bumpiness and texture of its surface can be seen. The sample of the peel was collected by scraping a portion of a peel of a fallen orange in front of Dabney House, Caltech on 5/8 at 6:01 am.

The above picture shows a small leaf collected from a hedge in front of Dabney House, Caltech. The sample was collected by plucking leaves from the hedge on 5/8, 5:59 am.

The third picture is of a tip of an anther of an orange flower. The sample was collected by picking the anthers of a flower in front of Page House, Caltech on 5/8 at 6:04 am.

The petal of a white flower is shown in the above picture. The petals were plucked off a flower and were collected at the southeast corner of Gates-Thomas, just west of Hameetman Center. The sample was collected on 5/8, at 6:06 am.

The picture shows the top of a dandelion seed, with the spindle-like hairs in the foldscope image being the white tufts on the dandelion. A few seeds were picked off the dandelion shown in the picture, located on the grassy field in between Gates-Thomas and Guggenheim, on May 8 at 6:09 am.

The picture shows the inside of a skin of a wild, inedible berry. The sample was collected by picking a berry from the plant above and peeling off its skin. It was obtained in a bush in front of the main entrance of the Gates-Thomas building on May 8, 6:07 am.

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