framed Lancer print and a UWindsor travel mugOne winner will receive these prizes from the Campus Bookstore: a framed Lancer print and a UWindsor travel mug.

Trivia quiz promises a blooming good time

Know your flowers? With the campus in full summer bloom, DailyNews is offering readers a chance to prove their botanical bona fides with a quiz about some of the plants now in blossom.

Up for grabs is a prize package donated by the Campus Bookstore combining a framed art print of Lancer house rules and an insulated “chubby” mug:

To enter the contest, submit your response identifying the scientific names for some flowers common to the campus. The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 30.


  1. From what genus do we get roses?

a) Perlagonium
b) Plantae
c) Rosa
d) Rosales

Black-eyed Susan

  1. What is the scientific name of the black-eyed Susan?

a) Rudbeckia californica
b) Rudbeckia fulgida
c) Rudbeckia hirta
d) Rudbeckia laciniata


  1. What is the scientific name designating yarrow?

a) Achillea aegyptiaca
b) Achillea millefolium
c) Achillea nobilis
d) Eriophyllum confertiflorum

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.

—quiz and flower photos by Dana Roe