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2014-08-04 16:27:56

Washington State Fruit Commission anticipates an extra sweet season for peaches, apricots, nectarines and plums thanks to ideal early summer climate conditions; new research shows health benefits of

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Earlier than in seasons past, the 2014 crop proves to be the juiciest yet YAKIMA, Wash., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 crop of Northwest sweet cherries is now arriving on

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Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.