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A New York Battle to Thwart Flora and Fauna That Belong Elsewhere - New York Times

New York Times
Joseph Charap, the director of horticulture for Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, standing near the remains of an oak tree that had to be cut down last month to prevent the spread of oak wilt, a deadly fungus. Credit Christian Hansen for The New York Times.


Huffington Post
I recently had a three-way phone conversation with Swedish deep evolution investigators Charles Kurland and Ajith Harish about their phylogenomic Tree of Life (ToL) based on protein structure, which shows that we are descended from a “complex” ancestor ...

Bradford pear trees don't do well - Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Tribune-Herald
DEAR NEIL: How reliable are Bradford pears? Their blooms are gorgeous. I also understand they are fast-growing trees. Dear Reader: If only they were stronger trees. Fast growth is not often a virtue. Take a look at their branch angles. Each tree will ...

Flora, Fauna and Feathers: Pine marten finds tasty bologna in Sprucedale -
Sprucedale resident Doris Villemaire is the author of "Flora, Fauna and Feathers: Mother Nature at Her Best" and a regular contributor to the Almaguin News. She learns about the wildlife she photographs around her property not only through observation ...

Botany Blast: A Look at Tree Architecture - Jamaica Plain News

Jamaica Plain News
Bundle up for this walk in the Arboretum to consider the architecture of trees. Andrew Gapinski will explain tree growth patterns, from pointy to broad, and encourage participants to make quick, 20 second sketches to focus on branching patterns ...

IIT-B students on campus biodiversity treasure hunt - The Hindu - The Hindu

The Hindu
Eight years after a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) study found 149 tree species on the IIT Bombay campus in Powai, students have used the study as a ...

Lancaster County Conservation District's annual tree sale gets 'roots in the ground' - LancasterOnline

Kofroth: “Warwick High School, Millersville University with a degree in biology/environmental science.” Childhood career dream: Kofroth: “I wanted to be a marine biologist. So I just went from a salt-water environment to a fresh-water environment ...

Pine Tree Taxonomy

Pinus strobus (White Pine)
United States

Describes leaves, cones, and bark. Provides facts about height, diameter, and longevity. Includes photo and illustrations.

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)
United States

Photos and facts about this species' native range, branching characteristics, height, diameter, and longevity.

United States

Provides forest genetic services to the national forests and cooperators in Oregon and Washington. Includes an overview of services, center ...

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

United States

taxonomy: Organisms are classified in a hierarchical tree structure. Our taxonomy database contains every node (taxon) of the tree. UniProtKB ...

United States

Compendium of research papers describing the characteristics and distribution of important broadleaf and coniferous forest trees of the United States ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, ...

Araucaria angustifolia
United States

Physical features, habitat, and classification of this species, commonly known as the Paranza pine or Brazilian pine.

NCBI Taxonomy
United States

Searchable and browsable taxonomy tree of organisms for which there are publicly available gene sequences.

Wollemi Pine International Pty Ltd.
United States

Joint venture aiming to propagate and market the Wollemi pine in Australia and internationally. Facts, photos, and news about the ...

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)
United Kingdom

Image of mature tree and closeup photo of leaves.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, ...

NOVA: Methuselah Tree
United States

Explores the life cycle of the world's oldest living thing: the bristecone pine of California's White Mountains.

United States

Description and images of this species, commonly known as Parana pine or Candelabra tree.

Wollemi Pine, The
United States

Scientific, historical, and growers information. Includes photo gallery.

Wollemi Pine

Information for kids about the so-called Dinosaur tree.

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark Pine)
United States

Brief fact sheet plus images of mature tree, twig, fruit, leaf, and back.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)

Features photos of entire tree, leaves, and cone. Describes physical characteristics and habitat.

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, bark, fruit, and leaves.

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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