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Magnolia tree's brown spots are normal - Waco Tribune-Herald


Waco Tribune-Herald
DEAR NEIL: A few weeks ago my magnolia tree started developing brown spots around the edges of its leaves. Then they turn yellow and fall off. I'm not aware of anything I might have done. What is happening? Dear Reader: Odd as it may seem, this is ...

Evolutionary biology professor explains how to 'walk the Tree of Life' - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Harry Greene, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, left, and Cissy Ballen, of the University of Minnesota, hold an osteoglossomorph, Arapaima, ...

Round the Island: Penghu's strange advanced botany - China Post


China Post
PENGHU: Advanced botany. Penghu County is famous as a paradise for birds and a preserve for rare turtles. This month it also captured national headlines for its planting techniques. A few days after Arbor Day, Tree Party Chairman Sheng I-che (冼義哲 ...

Anatomy analysis suggests new dinosaur family tree - Science News


Science News
After examining more than 400 anatomical traits, scientists have proposed a radical reshuffling of the major dinosaur groups. The rewrite, reported in the March 23 Nature, upsets century-old ideas about dinosaur evolution. It lends support to the ...
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Fanatical Botanical: Flowering cherry trees ready to bloom - Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times
As I look out my window on this terribly cold day in late winter, I notice the cherry tree buds swelling, just waiting for the next warm day to burst open. Ornamental cherry trees are very popular in this area, mainly for their profuse blooming in ...

Carbon-based approaches for saving rainforests should include biodiversity studies - Science Daily


Science Daily
Tropical forests are exceptionally rich in both carbon and biodiversity, but the study recently published in the journal Scientific Reports indicates that, within the tropics, tree diversity and forest carbon do not necessarily correlate, and that ...

Eickhoff serves students delicious biodiversity - The Signal


The Signal
The lack of biodiversity on our plates was the theme of the biology department's campus-wide Tasting the Tree of Life event held on Feb. 28, which included a revamped Eickhoff Hall menu designed for diversity and a keynote lecturer in Mayo Concert Hall ...

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.

Taxonomy
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
Germany

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)
Canada

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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