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James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join...

Martin J Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He...

Veratrum tenuipetalum A Heller Colorado false hellebore
2012-06-14 08:00:26

Symbol: VETE4 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-14 10:06:55

Symbol: SESO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LISO Ligularia soldanella (A. Gray) W.A. Weber Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-14 11:14:59

Symbol: RICO9 Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species...

2012-06-14 12:17:15

Symbol: POSU5 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   POCOR Potentilla concinna Richardson var. rubripes (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.   POMI8 Potentilla minutifolia Rydb.   PORU9 Potentilla rubripes Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S....

Penstemon auriberbis Pennell Colorado beardtongue
2012-06-14 13:49:13

Symbol: PEAU2 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-14 14:03:58

Symbol: PALI6 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   BOLI5 Bolophyta ligulata (M.E. Jones) W.A. Weber   PAALL Parthenium alpinum (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray var. ligulatum M.E. Jones Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, UT...

2012-06-15 03:55:32

Symbol: MIMUM Group: Dicot Family: Nyctaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   QUCO8 Quamoclidion cordifolium Osterh.   QUMU6 Quamoclidion multiflorum Torr. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NM, NV, TX Classification:       Kingdom...

Mirabilis multiflora Torr A Gray var glandulosa Standl JF
2012-06-15 03:55:33

Symbol: MIMUG Group: Dicot Family: Nyctaginaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   MIGL10 Mirabilis glandulosa (Standl.) W.A. Weber Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, CO, NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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