African daisy

African daisy

African daisy (Osteospermum sp.), also known as "Pink Whirls." (Date of Image: January 2003) Credit: Photo by Jon Sullivan; courtesy PDPhoto.org.
Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.
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The quantum world teaches that there are no pre-fixed, definitely describable destinations. There are, instead, potentials that will form into real ideas, depending on who the discoverer is and what she is interested in discovering.

- Margaret Wheatley
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