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Monday

October 27, 2014
11:23 am

Plant of the Week Oct 27-Nov 2

Cacao (Theobroma cacao) Posted by Nora Dahlberg Scientific Name: Theobroma cacao Range: Central and South America Cool Facts: The cacao…

Plant of the Week Oct 27-Nov 2

Thursday

October 23, 2014
11:41 am

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

American Elm (Ulmus Americana L.) American elm was once prized for planting along city streets and on college campuses due…

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Monday

October 20, 2014
4:23 pm

Plants of the Week Oct 20-26

Hibiscus (Hibiscus spp.) and Aloe Vera (Aloe vera) Posted by Nessrine Ariffin Species name: Hibiscus. There are about 230 species…

Plants of the Week Oct 20-26

Tuesday

October 14, 2014
11:27 am

Plant of the Week Oct 13-19

Species: Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora) Range: This plant is found in the temperate parts of North America, South America, and…

Plant of the Week Oct 13-19

Thursday

October 9, 2014
10:34 pm

Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

Open house features SEM/EDS demonstration for Parent’s and Families Weekend The College’s new JSM-7100 field emission scanning electron microscope will…

Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

Tuesday

October 7, 2014
10:55 am

Plants of the Week Oct 6-12

 Silver Torch Cactus (Cleistocactus strausii) and Chia Plant (Salvia hispanica) Post by Joan Oates The silver torch cactus or the wolly…

Plants of the Week Oct 6-12

Monday

September 29, 2014
1:49 pm

Plants of the Week Sept 29-Oct 5

Northern Water Hemlock (Cicuta virosa) and Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas) Posted by Lexie Nason Northern Water Hemlock, also known as Spotted…

Plants of the Week Sept 29-Oct 5

Friday

September 26, 2014
4:01 pm

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

The lowly Mugo pine (Pinus mugo)   This shrub-like pine tree is rather common on campus.  Unlike natives in the…

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Monday

September 22, 2014
10:10 am

Plants of the Week Sept 22-28

Prickly Pear (Opuntia littoralis) and Sowthistle Chickory (Cichorium intybus) Post by Brigid Quinn Species: Prickly Pear (Opuntia littoralis) One of my favorite plants…

Plants of the Week Sept 22-28

Monday

September 15, 2014
8:45 am

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21

Chickory (Cichorium intybus) and Valley Oak (Quercus lobata) Post by Maria Felski Species: Common Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Range: Europe, North America, and…

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21