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eastern diamondback fires
2015-05-22 09:57:43

These Eastern diamondbacks are pyromaniacs, and they rely on an environment that's disappearing quickly.

2015-05-10 23:00:35

While many foods grown today are getting bigger and blander, Wild Blueberries are bucking the blandification trend.

green maple leaves
2015-05-08 14:30:17

So, why are healthy, green leaves from maple trees falling to the ground? This injury, caused by a tiny insect called the “Maple Petiole Borer”, does not cause any serious harm to the tree even though it might appear that the tree has lost a large percentage of its foliage.

2015-05-05 23:11:15

Pick the perfect blueberry shrub from BrazelBerries to plant in mom’s favorite sunny spot Lowell, OR (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 Flowers are big business

2015-04-27 08:25:06

WALNUT, Calif., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc.

2015-04-01 08:25:05

Promotion encompasses National Pecan Month and National Bike Month TIFTON, Ga., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Pecan Growers Association is partnering with Schwinn Bicycles,

2015-03-31 08:40:44

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 75% of the world's pecan crop is produced in the United States, and researchers and extension specialists from 11 land-grant universities are working

2015-03-26 12:24:16

NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quercus macrocarpa, Bur Oak, has been named Plant of the Year by The Garden Club of America (GCA).

2015-02-19 08:41:23

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trillium announced today that its proprietary equities trading unit, Trillium Trading, will be opening a new trading floor in Chicago on May 1, 2015.

2015-02-12 16:24:09

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Biomass PelletsBiomass pellets are normally used as a heating fuel.


Latest Flora of the United States Reference Libraries

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

Dicentra
2014-10-29 11:06:18

Dicentra is a genus of 8 species of perennial herbaceous plants in the Fumariaceae family. The plant may also be referred to as the Bleeding heart. Dicentra plants have bisymmetric, heart-shaped flowers. The two outer petals are spurred at the base and curve backwards at the tip. The two inner petals are straight and connect at the tip. They contain four petals and two tiny sepals. The leaves of Dicentra are contained in a basal rosette. The flowers are grown on leafless stalks. In other...

Dendromecon
2014-10-29 11:01:49

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 3 and 10 centimeters long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

Virginia Pine, Pinus virginiana, pollen cones
2014-05-19 09:44:09

Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) grows in southern New York from Long Island and continues through the Appalachian Mountains to western Tennessee and Alabamain elevations as high as 2953 feet. This tree is also known as the scrub pine, spruce pine, or Jersey pine. The Harvard Arboretum in Boston, MA has cultivated Virginia pine on display. The Virginia pine is a medium sized tree growing from 29.5 – 59 feet tall with some getting as tall as 105 feet in perfect conditions. This tree grows...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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