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Fanatical Botanical: Spikey plants put out flower spikes - Roanoke Times

Roanoke Times
I have had a lot of people asking about the “spikey plant with the giant blooms” this week. The plant they are referring to is yucca and normally it is an unassuming, architectural plant that fills in spaces and adds texture to the landscape. But while ...

The Tricky Business of Regulating Biology - Undark Magazine

Undark Magazine
After all, by now, humans have managed to tweak the underlying biology of a growing list of plants and animals, producing everything from high-tech crops to microbes engineered for industrial use. But regulating these entities has turned out to be a ...

Flora, fauna and fraud: cheats of the natural world – in pictures - The Guardian

The Guardian
Deception is everywhere in nature, as plants and animals turn trickster in the hope of eating or avoiding being eaten. The evolutionary biologist Martin Stevens introduces some subtle strategies in the game of life. Martin Stevens. Wednesday 15 June ...

Carnivorous Plants/Insectivorous Plants

Santa Barbara - United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

United States

Rainbow Plant, Australian Pitcher Plant, Cobra Lilly, Venus Flytrap, Sundews, Tropical Pitcher Plants, Butterworts, Trumpet Pitcher Plants species descriptions and cultivation guide.

Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats

List of the 86 species of Nepenthes, with photos of many wild plants.

Carnivorous Plants and Their Habitats

Find photographs of carnivorous plant species in their natural habitats.

United States

Contains information about growing carnivorous plants, as well as scientific names, guides to propagation, artificial bogs, and terrariums.

Waltraud's Carnivorous Plants Homepage

Nutrient acquisition by different species of carnivorous plants.

United States

Information on the Sundews and Pitcher Plants that grow in the wet tropics of Australia.

United States

Find online news, articles, and plant information, along with interactive discussion forums dedicated to the carnivorous plants of Western Australia.

Medicinal plants
United States

Provides photographs and descriptions of a range of plants believed to have medicinal properties. Almost all our present medicines are derived from research on medicinal plants.


Detail on the Australian plant physiology textbook.

United States

Well-executed, time-lapse, QuickTime movies of plant growth and development - from Indiana Univ.