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Red

The stems of the pictured plant are purple-streaked and there are plentiful dark green leaves on them that grow in a single plane. The leaves are shaped like a reversed arrow. The individual flowers are small and white and grow in a dense cluster at the top of a long stem. It looks just like the flat-leafed parsley.

Orange

A sketch of a fungi is mounted in the orange frame. It is a rich yellow and funnel-shaped with pronounced, forking gills. The colour probably indicates that it's quite toxic.

Yellow

A pretty trailing plant is pictured in the yellow frame. It has three-part green leaves with yellow, five-petalled flowers and small, red strawberries.

Green

The plant pictured in the green frame has green stems with plentiful green leaves that grow on them in a single plane. The leaves are flat and shaped like a reversed arrow. The individual flowers are small and white and grow in a dense cluster at the top of a long stem. It looks just like hemlock.

Blue

A funnel-shaped fungi with a rolled rim is pictured in the blue frame. It has a brown gills and a stout straight stem. It is an edible mushroom called the Chanterelle.

Violet

The leaves of this plant are long, thin and green and grow from a white, bulbous base. The flowers grow in clusters at the top of a single stem and are small and white. It is called the Death Camas and is quite toxic.

Black

A plant with long, thin and green leaves is depicted in this sketch. The leaves grow vertically from a base and the flowers are yellow and grow in clusters at the top of a single long stem. It is a wild onion and is a useful ingredient in soups.

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