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Fanatical Botanical: Pine cones not just for crafting - Roanoke Times

Roanoke Times
This female cone has fertilized seeds within it. You can see them here as the chocolate brown slips inside each open space. Posted: Sunday, December 4, 2016 11:00 am. Fanatical Botanical: Pine cones not just for crafting By Heather O'Bryan

Pinolumin by Mibelle Biochemistry: Relax your skin – enjoy a flawless complexion - WorldPressOnline (press release)

WorldPressOnline (press release)
Pinolumin is a novel neurocosmetic active from the wood of Swiss stone pine. This is a long living alpine tree that grows at very high altitudes and in spite of the extremely harsh conditions can live up to 1200 years. Swiss stone pine contains a ...

A new Tree of Life is challenging our ideas about vertebrate evolution - ScienceAlert

Instead, we suggest they are a side branch in vertebrate evolution – diverse and successful in their day but ultimately all destined for extinction. If correct, this alternative tree would require a radical rethink of many aspects of vertebrate evolution.

Our ideas about vertebrate evolution challenged by a new tree of life - Phys.Org

This new tree forces a rethink of some major events in vertebrate evolution. For example, placoderms copulated, possessing bizarre bony external genitalia for internal fertilisation, whereas other early jawed vertebrates appear to have spawned like ...

Tips for healthy Christmas trees - Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & Record
n Use a tree stand that will hold a gallon of water or more. Check the water level often, and keep the stand full. n A tree may take up a gallon of water in the first 24 hours and a quart a day after that. Preservatives are not needed, just plenty of ...

Diversity without limits | EurekAlert! Science News - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Now, researchers at Temple and Oakland universities have completed a new tree of prokaryotic life calibrated to time, assembled from 11784 species of bacteria ...

Sherborn Garden Club conducts annual plant anatomy class - Wicked Local Concord

Wicked Local Concord
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Sherborn Garden Club presented its Plant Anatomy workshop to Pine Hill Elementary School fourth-graders. This successful event is in its 12th year. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Sherborn Garden Club presented its Plant Anatomy ...

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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