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Botany's coolness factor thrives in Vermont winter -
It's only human to pine for spring. But not all plant-life lovers shutter themselves for the winter with spider-plants and seed catalogs. Throughout Vermont's cold snaps, some amateur and professional botanists flourish in the great outdoors — and not ...

Problem 6: Molecular Biology Has Failed to Yield a Grand "Tree of Life" - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
Editor's note: This is Part 6 of a 10-part series based upon Casey Luskin's chapter,, "The Top Ten Scientific Problems with Biological and Chemical Evolution," in the volume More than Myth, edited by Paul Brown and Robert Stackpole (Chartwell Press, 2014).

New Sea Dragon Species Flaunts Ruby-Red Skin - Live Science

Live Science
"We're now in a golden age of taxonomy, and these powerful DNA tools are making it possible for more new species than ever to be discovered," Greg Rouse, one of the study's researchers and a professor of marine biology at the Scripps Institution of ...

Fallen tree and power lines closed Botany Rd in both directions this morning ... - The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
A semi-trailer attempting to pull over hit the tree along Botany Rd about 4am. The impact from the truck caused the tree to fall across the road, bringing power lines down in the process. Botany Rd was initially closed in both directions between ...

College Notes for Feb. 10 - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune
... about the evolution of nervous systems and behavior. After becoming SCUBA certified, students learned about unique aspects of tropical coral reef ecosystems. They also learned the taxonomy and neurobiology of marine life from invertebrates to humans.

Jane's Garden 2/8/15: Embrace biodiversity in Florida gardens - Citrus County Chronicle

Citrus County Chronicle
Well-planned gardens include different kinds of plants. Tall canopy trees more than 15 feet high include Red Maple, Dogwood, Live and Laurel Oaks, Weeping Yaupon, East Palatka Hollies, Red Cedar and Longleaf Pine, as well as hundreds of other species, ...

New Yorkers treat surprise guest like a monarch - Worcester Telegram

Worcester Telegram
There are lots of weedy plants growing at Christmas tree farms, said David Grimaldi, curator of the Division of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan. What probably happened in this case, he said, was that after ...

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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