General Pollination Syndromes

Pollination is a mutualism, or an interaction between two species that is mutually beneficial. The mutualism can be either diffuse, among lots of plant species and lots of pollinator species, or between more specific pairs of species. The floral characteristics of many species of plants allow them to attract general classes of pollinators, rather than […]

Flower Parts

When a person thinks of plants, it is likely that a flower comes to mind. Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, comprise about 80% of all plant life on earth. Angiosperms have been successful in the plant kingdom in large part due to their ability to quickly adapt to environmental pressures and further their niches […]

The MSP project is funded by an ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the Montana Office of Public Instruction. MSP was developed by the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana State University, with support from other Montana University System Faculty.