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Ed Hardin: Scourge of South becomes sweet spot - Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & Record
Sweet gum trees are sometimes reviled by human homeowners, but animals are eager to carve out a home under the branches. turtles. Buy Now. ED HARDIN/News & Record. Turtles lounge along a branch of a fallen sweet gum tree. prev. next. LEWISVILLE ...

Glowing testament to a true champion of the world's fragile ecology - Farnham Herald

Farnham Herald
AN online fundraising page set up in the memory of a renowned environmentalist from Crondall who, with tragic irony, was killed by a falling tree on the A287 Farnham Road earlier this month, has raised almost £15,000 for his family. David John Hoyle ...

Pine Grove Area student aids turtle patrol at North Carolina camp - Republican & Herald

Republican & Herald
As one of 12 students at Sea Turtle Camp in Wilmington, North Carolina, Jaycee was enrolled in the six-day Marine Biology Adventure earlier this month and joining in the rescue effort was one of many highlights. “It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience ...

Two boys stand up for their favourite tree - Deccan Herald - Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald
“Trees are home to small flora and fauna. They also have the right to live as much as they can and should not be axed for our right of way.'' This message from ...

Board game helps Mexican coffee farmers grasp complex ecological interactions - Phys.Org

They have extensively researched the basic ecological interactions of a nine-species network found on Mexican coffee bushes. This ecological web includes tree-nesting Azteca ants, a sessile coffee-scale insect, ladybugs, parasitic wasps and parasitic ...

Digital reconstruction of ancient chromosomes reveals surprises about mammalian evolution - Science Magazine

Science Magazine
To do that, Harris Lewin, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of California, Davis, and colleagues compared 19 genomes of various mammals at different spots in the eutherian family tree, including several primates. But genomes usually don't ...

Accounting for tree height, biodiversity is 3-D - Phys.Org

I wondered why higher canopies are almost always positively associated with higher levels of biodiversity. If the reason were only the climate, which is able to increase both tree height and biodiversity, we would have found within the same climatic ...

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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