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2015-04-20 20:24:50

Over 15,000 Students From Around the World Gathered in Louisville, Kentucky! GREENVILLE, Texas, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the weekend, more than 850 teams from 29 nations gathered

2015-04-20 12:31:53

Verizon One of the First Carriers to Deploy "Small Cell" Technology in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's

2015-04-15 16:33:44

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tempur Sealy International, Inc.

2015-04-15 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Mitch McConnell marks his first 100 days as Senate majority leader, the NRDC Action Fund today unleashed an ad blasting him for standing

2015-04-15 12:28:00

Longtime Face of Louisville Slugger Joins Marucci Sports, the #1 Bat in Baseball BATON ROUGE, La., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marucci Sports announced today that bat

2015-04-10 23:00:15

Newport Aquarium received accolades Friday from the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission for its environmental conservation efforts during the annual Earth Day Awards ceremony at Berry Hill

2015-04-09 16:28:01

Education, Conversation and Preparation Remains a Critical Part of Developing a Long Term Care Strategy RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth announced today, the results of

2015-04-07 23:08:17

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Latest Kentucky Reference Libraries

Daniel Boone National Forest
2014-01-20 14:32:45

The Daniel Boone National Forest is the only national forest that is completely within the boundaries of Kentucky. When it was established in 1937, it was originally named the Cumberland National Forest, after the core region called the Cumberland Purchase Unit. Roughly 2,100,000 acres are encompassed within its current proclamation boundary, of which 706,000 acres are owned and managed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, up from about 620,000 acres in the early to...

Mammoth Cave National Park
2013-04-25 16:05:17

Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the state of Kentucky in the United States. The park holds 52,830 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Many mummies and artifacts have been found in Mammoth Cave and surrounding caves to support this. It is thought that first man of European descent to visit the area was John Houchin or Francis Houchin. The legend says that one of the brothers was hunting a wounded bear that entered the cave to hide. The first documented discovery...

2012-06-14 11:14:09

Symbol: RIKE Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species   Rinodina kentuckyensis Fink – Kentucky rinodina lichen

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2012-06-14 12:40:31

Symbol: POPRP2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    I HI    I PR    I CAN    I SPM    I Synonyms:   POAG Poa agassizensis B. Boivin & D. Löve   POAN6 Poa angustifolia L.   POPRA Poa pratensis L. ssp. agassizensis (B. Boivin & D. Löve) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde   POPRA2 Poa pratensis L. ssp....

2012-06-14 12:40:33

Symbol: POPRC Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: AK    I CAN    N GL    N Synonyms:   POALC2 Poa alpigena Lindm. ssp. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Jurtzev & V.V. Petrovsky   POALC3 Poa alpigena Lindm. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Schol.   POPRC2 Poa pratensis L. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Soreng   POPRV Poa pratensis L. var. vivipara (Malmgr.) B. Boivin Distribution: County...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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