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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.

2015-02-05 16:28:01

LONDON, Feb.

2015-02-04 23:02:41

A throwback to the speakeasy days of the 1920s jazz era, Bootleggers Ball promises to revisit the raucous and vice-ridden streets of Portland for this period dress gala, raising necessary funds

2015-01-29 23:00:58

Each year Trillium invites the community to participate in two signature fundraising events, the proceeds from which go to support the programs and services of this vital community resource.

2015-01-12 23:06:56

ConocoPhillips Company will provide $1 million to support implementation of the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) and benefit sage grouse conservation projects in the West through 2019.

Siberian slippery jack
2014-12-13 11:06:51

Montana State University researcher Cathy Cripps hopes she's found another solution to the pine beetle infestation in the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest.

2014-11-28 23:04:24

The Georgia pecan company now offers pecan oil from Oliver Farm in Pitts, Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Patten Pecans, based in


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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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.