Latest Deciduous Stories
Believe it or not, Southern California has some stunning fall foliage, and in these 4 steps, you can experience it in style and comfort with a rental from State Van LOS ANGELES, Sept.
Approximately 66 million years ago, a relatively small chunk of rock changed the entire face of the planet and wiping out the dinosaurs. But the question that hasn't been answered until now is what happened to the plants.
Despite conventional wisdom among gardeners, foresters and botanists that woody plants all "leaf out" at about the same time each spring, a new study organized by a Boston University biologist found a surprisingly wide span of as much as three months in leaf-out times.
New England is famous for its fall foliage; the vibrant reds, yellows and oranges that make the forest look like a patchwork quilt and the ground look like it is covered in confetti. And each year, thousands of visitors flock to places like the Massachusetts' Berkshires or Litchfield, Connecticut to take in the majestic beauty of the Earth changing seasons. According to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site at Harvard Forest however, the vibrant...
Much like the fabled tortoise and the hare, the competition between native and invasive plants growing in deciduous forests in the Eastern United States is all about how the plants cross the finish line in autumn.
A team from the Department of Plant Biology and Ecology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) are focusing their research on the study of the ecology of rivers.
Walking outdoors in the fall, the splendidly colorful leaves adorning the trees are a delight to the eye. In Europe these autumn leaves are mostly yellow, while the United States and East Asia boast lustrous red foliage.
By Buzz Bertolero Q: My husband has read that fruit trees could be pruned once they stop producing.
Brachychiton rupestris or the Queensland Bottle Tree is a member of the Malvaceae family, although it was originally classified in the Sterculiaceae family. This deciduous tree is indigenous to Queensland, Australia and is best known for its distended swollen trunk shaped like a bottle which allows it to thrive in drought conditions, a variety of soil conditions and temperatures. Growing up to 40 feet tall, it features leaves that very from thin and oval shaped to creased and divided....
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