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Our Plum Tree ©

by Hamish M Anstruther
Scotland
2000

Our plum tree
Evolves from its parent seed;
Phylogenic.

Our plum tree
Belongs to the same Class as its parent;
Generic.

Our plum tree
Varies significantly from its parent;
Genetic.

Our plum tree
Harbours algae, lichens and mosses;
Symbiotic.

Our plum tree
Grows evenly on each side of its leader;
Symmetric.

Our plum tree
Displays a regular shape and form;
Geometric.

Our plum tree
Forces roots downwards into the soil;
Geotropic.

Our plum tree
Forces shoots upwards to the light;
Phototropic.

Our plum tree
Traps energy from the sun;
Photosynthetic.

Our plum tree
Looks good in a picture;
Photogenic.

Our plum tree
Produces the sweetest of fruit;
Magic!


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