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2012-06-15 05:53:08

Symbol: LEALA Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: LeavenworthiaalabamicaRollins var.alabamicadistribution:USA(AL) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

2012-06-18 04:47:40

Symbol: CRAL3 Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-18 04:47:42

Symbol: CRALT Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-18 04:47:43

Symbol: CRALA Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

Cheilanthes alabamensis Buckley Kunze Alabama lipfern
2012-06-18 06:32:12

Symbol: CHAL5 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PEAL15 Pellaea alabamensis (Buckley) Baker ex Hook. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, AZ, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, NM, OK, TN, TX, VA Classification:      ...

Berchemia scandens Hill K Koch Alabama supplejack
2012-06-18 09:16:19

Symbol: BESC Group: Dicot Family: Rhamnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

Davis Jan
2012-01-13 17:31:29

Jan Davis is a former American astronaut and a veteran of three space flights. She was born Nancy Jan Smotherman on November 1, 1953 in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and graduated from Huntsville High School in 1971. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1975 and another in mechanical...

Appalachiosaurus
2009-08-04 17:22:37

Appalachiosaurus or "Appalachian lizard" is a genus of tyrannosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of eastern North America. This was a bipedal predator. Only one juvenile skeleton has been found, representing an individual about 23 feet long and weighing over 1300 pounds. This indicates that an adult would have been much larger. This specimen is the most completely known theropod...

Barbours Map Turtle
2008-10-16 21:53:32

The Barbour's Map Turtle (Graptemys barbouri) is a species of turtle that is endemic to the eastern United States in rivers located in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. These specimens are outlawed from ownership in Georgia and Alabama. In Florida, up to two may be kept in captivity, however, like all map turtles, it is protected and turtles under 4 inches cannot be sold or traded. Adult...

Alabama cavefish
2007-02-13 15:18:59

The Alabama cavefish, Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni, is a critically endangered type of cavefish which lives in underground pools in Key Cave, located in northwestern Alabama on the Key Cave National Wildlife Refuge. This is the only known location of the fish, and was discovered in 1974 by Cooper and Kuehne. Only nine specimens of the cavefish have been observed and scientists estimate that less...

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'