There is no doubt about how people felt when giving some plants their names. The common names for many species ends in "weed." Here are the scrambled beginnings of 11 such "weeds" found in the Bay watershed. Can you unscramble them?

Example: MUG = gumweed

  1. GAR
  2. GIP
  3. YAM
  4. SHORE
  5. KEPO
  6. ROIN
  7. WHAK
  8. STRAM
  9. BULGE
  10. RIFE
  11. BILTEMH
Answers:
  1. Ragweed
  2. Pigweed
  3. Mayweed
  4. Horseweed
  5. Pokeweed
  6. Ironweed
  7. Hawkweed
  8. Smartweed
  9. Bugleweed
  10. Fireweed
  11. Thimbleweed