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Wintersweet Chimonanthus
2014-02-07 09:16:44

Chimonanthus is commonly referred to as Wintersweet. It is a genus of flowering plant found in China. It is a part of the Calycanthaceae family. It is also exported to Iran, where it is called the Ice flower. The plant’s scientific name means winter flower in Greek. Chimonanthus is shrub that grows around 6 to 43 feet tall. Its leaves are entire and opposite measuring 2.75 to 7.9 inches...

Sweetshrub Calycanthus
2014-02-07 08:42:40

Calycanthus is a genus of flowering plant found in North America. The plant belongs to the Calycanthaceae family. It is commonly known as the Sweetshrub. The genus includes 2 species that are accepted by the Flora of North America and 2 that may or may not be, depending on taxonomic interpretation. Calycanthus is a shrub that grows around 6 to 12 feet tall. The plant contains entire and...

Southern Sassafras Atherosperma moschatum
2014-02-07 08:18:39

Atherosperma moschatum is an evergreen tree species. The plant comes from the Atherospermataceae Family. A. moschatum may also be commonly referred to as the Southern sassafras or Blackheart sassafras. A. moschatum is a small to medium sized evergreen. It grows anywhere from 20 to 82 feet tall, although it has been known to reach heights exceeding 120 feet. Its bark is a grey to light brown...

Yerba Mansa Anemopsis californica
2014-02-07 07:51:51

Anemopsis is a genus of flowering plants. The genus is made up of only one single species: Anemopsis californica. The species may also be commonly referred to as Yerba mansa or Lizard tail. Anemopsis belongs to the Saururaceae family. “Yerba” is Spanish for the word herb and “mansa” is said to mean tame, calm and peaceful. Anemopsis is indigenous to North America, specifically in...

Two-toed Amphiuma Amphiuma means
2014-02-06 11:34:03

The Two-toed amphiuma (Amphiuma means) is a salamander species and a member of the Amphiumidae family. The species is native to the southeastern United States, commonly ranging from the coastal plains of Virginia, Florida and eastern Louisiana. The Two-toed amphiuma inhabits acidic waters, commonly ponds, swamps, sloughs and bayous. The species is fully aquatic all the way through to...

Three-toed Amphiuma Amphiuma tridactylum
2014-02-06 11:13:25

The Three-toed amphiuma (Amphiuma tridactylum) is a species of salamander and a member of the Amphiumidae family. The species is found in the southeastern United States, typically ranging from Alabama to Texas and north to Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky. The Three-toed amphiuma inhabit marshes, swamps, lakes, slow-moving streams, bayous and cypress sloughs. Typically, the species...

Southern Torrent Salamander Rhyacotriton variegatus
2014-02-06 10:43:11

The Southern torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton variegatus) is a medium sized species of the Rhyacotritonidae family. Native to the Pacific Northwest, the Southern torrent ranges from northern California into northern Oregon. A Southern torrent salamander is born aquatic. Most of the species remain aquatic for the duration of life, although some adults are capable of land activity. Shallow,...

Southern Dwarf Siren Pseudobranchus axanthus
2014-02-06 10:24:42

The Southern dwarf siren (Pseudobranchus axanthus) is a salamander species and a member of the Sirenidae family. The Southern dwarf salamander is native to eastern Florida. The species inhabits aquatic and semi-aquatic environments, typically ponds, ditches, swamps and marshes. This eel-like creature has a thin body with a long tail and typically measure between 4 to 10 inches. While the...

Sequoia Slender Salamander Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths...

Northern Dwarf Siren Pseudobranchus striatus
2014-02-06 09:37:09

The Northern dwarf siren (Pseudobranchus striatus) is a salamander species and a member of the Sirenidae family. The Northern dwarf siren is native to the southeastern United States, ranging throughout Florida and in southern Georgia and South Carolina. The species inhabits aquatic environments, typically ponds, ditches, swamps and marshes. The Northern dwarf siren is the smallest of the...