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Kihansi Spray Toad Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and...

2012-06-14 12:26:05

Symbol: POOH Group: Moss Family: Polytrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   POOH2 Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses...

2012-06-15 02:57:45

Symbol: OROH Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family  ...

Dodecatheon meadia L pride of Ohio
2012-06-18 03:11:57

Symbol: DOME Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom...

2012-06-18 03:11:58

Symbol: DOMEM3 Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DOHU Dodecatheon hugeri Small   DOMEO Dodecatheon meadia L. var. obesum Fassett   DOMES2 Dodecatheon meadia L. var. standfieldii (Small) Fassett Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S....

2012-06-18 03:11:58

Symbol: DOMEB2 Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   DOBR Dodecatheon brachycarpum Small   DOMEB Dodecatheon meadia L. var. brachycarpum (Small) Fassett Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, MO Classification:      ...

2012-06-18 10:59:03

Symbol: AROH Group: Moss Family: Archidiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   ARFL7 Archidium floridanum Austin ex Cain Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae...

Aesculus glabra Willd Ohio buckeye
2012-06-19 04:37:55

Symbol: AEGL Group: Dicot Family: Hippocastanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NH, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae...

2012-06-19 04:37:56

Symbol: AEGLG Group: Dicot Family: Hippocastanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   AEGLL Aesculus glabra Willd. var. leucodermis Sarg.   AEGLM Aesculus glabra Willd. var. micrantha Sarg.   AEGLM2 Aesculus glabra Willd. var. monticola Sarg.   AEGLP Aesculus glabra Willd. var. pallida...

Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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