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Characteristics of Living Organisms

In class we have discussed the 7 characteristics of living organisms. This is our first Biology blog asignment. The ones that follow are my answers. 

a-Post a picture with at least two of the characteristics of living organism.

This living organism is a Sanicula europaea and it is a perennial plant of the family Apiaceae.

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b- Name and define them

This plant grows to 60 cms high (growth as a permanent increase in size), and it’s bristly fruits easily attach to clothing or animal fur and are thus easily distributed (movement as an action by an organism causing a change of position or place).

c- List the other characteristics which are not shown in the picture.

The other characteristics that living organisms have are respiration, sensitivity, excretion, reproduction and nutrition.