Biology News
BW biology faculty, students study impact of invasive earthworms on local native plants -
"It's not widely known, but a majority of earthworms found locally are actually European, and can have negative impacts on forests, even though they may have positive impacts in gardens and farms," said BW biology professor Kathryn Flinn, Ph.D. "BW ...

Art Lander's Outdoors: Globalism trade has wreaked havoc on the flora and fauna of North America -
Globalism, and the resulting trade with nations in Europe and Asia, has wreaked havoc on the flora and fauna of North America. Trade with foreign nations has intentionally, or unintentionally, brought non-native plants and animals to the U.S. and ...

Peru's Eden of biodiversity - The Straits Times

The Straits Times
An "Inhua" (Polylepis rodolfo-vasquezii) plant, a "Rana de Chaparro" (Phrynopus chaparroi) frog and a "Lagartija reticulada del Mantaro" (Ameiva reticulada) lizard are among 150 new species of plants and animals discovered in Peru, according to the ...

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.