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Glacial History Affects Alpine Plant's Shape And Growth Habit
2013-10-17 08:17:50

During the Ice Ages the European Alps were covered by a thick layer of ice.

Other Plants Survive Harsh Environments With Help From Cushion Plants
2013-02-19 10:09:53

Alpine cushion plants help other plants in harsh mountain environments to survive.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.