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2012-06-15 09:03:00

Symbol: ERUTU Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ERUTT Erigeron utahensis A. Gray var. tetrapleuris (A. Gray) Cronquist Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae...

Aquilegia scopulorum Tidestr Utah columbine
2012-06-18 11:08:27

Symbol: AQSC Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

Aquilegia scopulorum Tidestr var scopulorum Utah columbine
2012-06-18 11:08:28

Symbol: AQSCS Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-18 11:08:29

Symbol: AQSCC Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-19 04:03:49

Symbol: AMUTU Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   AMALO Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem. var. oreophila (A. Nelson) R.J. Davis   AMALU Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roem. var. utahensis (Koehne) M.E. Jones   AMAU3 Amelanchier australis Standl.  ...

Agave utahensis Engelm Utah agave
2012-06-19 04:32:07

Symbol: AGUT Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-19 04:32:11

Symbol: AGUTU Group: Monocot Family: Agavaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-19 04:54:42

Symbol: ACUT Group: Lichen Family: Acarosporaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Acarosporaceae Genus   Acarospora A. Massal. – cracked lichen Species...

Mexican free-tailed bat Tadarida brasiliensis
2012-05-03 08:50:46

The Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis), is a native bat to the Americas. It has a range that stretches from Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Nebraska, and other states in the north to southern areas in most of Southern America and Mexico. This bat’s South American range is not understood and it lives in four of the seven faunal regions of South America. Its habitats include places like the...

 Gryposaurus
2011-04-12 14:48:54

Gryposaurus, meaning "hooked-nosed lizard," is a genus of duckbilled dinosaur from the late Santonian to late Campanian stages of the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 75.5 million years ago). It lived in what is now North America. It is known from the Dinosaur Park Formation in Alberta, Canada; the Lower Two Medicine Formation in Montana; and the Kaiparowits Formation in Utah, USA....

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'