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2010-05-04 09:44:46

Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR) have studied the natural history and conservation status in Spain of the only known population of Polygala balansae in Europe, a thorny bush that can grow up to 1.5 meters high, which was previously thought to be exclusive to Morocco. The team of scientists is calling for it to be protected and included on the list of threatened species. In 2006, a research team from the University of Granada (UGR) embarked upon a detailed study of the bush...

2009-04-10 12:43:00

U.S. wildlife managers say they're checking the health of eight rare plants found only in Florida's Everglades National Park and Miami-Dade County. The plants are so rare they must be examined in their natural habitat every five years, as required by the U.S. endangered-species law, The Miami Herald reported Friday. The mostly tiny species include sandlace, snakeroot, wireweed, fragrant prickly-apple, Key tree cactus, Lewton's polygala, pygmy fringe-tree and scrub blazingstar, the Herald...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.