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2014-02-02 20:22:40

Nation's Largest Pistachio Grower Asks America to "Count Our Nuts" for Chance to Win $100,000; Unveils New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2014-01-28 23:28:15

Herbal Papaya is excited to launch several new products at this year’s Natural Products Expo West 2014 in Anaheim California March 7-9.

2014-01-21 23:26:17

Essential Wholesale & Labs offers Turmeric & Neem Scrub combining turmeric, mustard, neem, sea salt, grapefruit essential oil and jojoba oil — to create the perfect body scrub.

2014-01-15 08:27:50

After popularity of Pure White Mulberry Leaf Extract exceeded supply, NuVitality has restocked with larger bottles and an enhanced formula. CHICAGO, Jan.

Biofuel: Focusing Solely On Biomass Yield Comes At A High Price
2014-01-15 04:55:17

Corn may lead the pack in terms of biomass yield when it comes to biofuels, but this category shouldn’t be the sole focus of efficiency, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2014-01-13 08:24:12

MORE THAN 230 TIMES THE WEIGHT OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY IRVINE, Calif., Jan.

Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome Risk Lower With Tree Nut Consumption
2014-01-10 04:11:51

Consuming tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and walnuts can help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal PLoS ONE.

Iconic Australasian Tree Fossils Found In South America
2014-01-09 15:06:30

Today in Australia they call it Kauri, in Asia they call it Dammar, and in South America it does not exist at all unless planted there; but 52 million years ago the giant coniferous evergreen tree known to botanists as Agathis thrived in the Patagonian region of Argentina

2014-01-08 08:28:27

Loma Linda University Study Explores the Relationship between Avocado Consumption, Satiety and Blood Sugar IRVINE, Calif., Jan.

2014-01-07 23:02:36

For the second time, Nerium International is featured in Beautiful You Magazine. Addison, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 For the second time, Nerium International™


Latest Flora Reference Libraries

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...

Bocconia frutescens
2014-10-29 10:52:44

Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...

Leucadendron argenteum
2014-10-13 13:16:46

Leucadendron argenteum is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be referred to as the Silver tree or the Silver leaf tree. L. argenteum belongs to the Proteaceae family. Its only naturally occurring growth can be found in South Africa, specifically in the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town. The species is currently endangered and is protected in South Africa. The L. argenteum species grows upright and typically grows between 16 and 22 feet tall. The tree has been known to reach even 52...

Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

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