Biology News
Deer overpopulation harms biodiversity - Times Colonist

Times Colonist
The parks and protected areas near Victoria have some of the rarest and most vulnerable plants and wildflowers in Canada. Some of these wildflower sites are being completely grazed off by excess deer populations each spring. We tend to think of deer ...

Supercomputing And Botany Team Up To Study Plant Evolution At UT Austin - BioNews Texas

BioNews Texas
Using the TACC supercomputers, the researchers have found that genes sensitive to cold and drought help plants to withstand the disruptions caused by climate change — findings that increase basic scientific understanding of plant adaptation and which ...

Love Of Nature Became Expertise In Botany - Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant
A midlife master's degree in forest science enhanced her lifelong interest in science, and she became an expert in botany, focused on wetlands, endangered species and invasive plants. She was a leader in the field, and a consultant for many communities ...

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.