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Tuesday

November 11, 2014 12:49 pm

Plants of the Week Nov 10-16

Plants of the Week Nov 10-16

Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) and Coconut (Cocos nucifera)   Posted by Brynn Wendel Common name: Foxglove Scientific Name: Digitalis purpurea Geographic…

Monday

November 3, 2014 3:40 pm

Plants of the Week Nov 3-9

Plants of the Week Nov 3-9

Jade Plant (Crassula ovate) and Corpse Flower (Amorphorphallus titanum)   Posted by Molly Pritz Common Name: Jade Plant Scientific Name:…

Monday

October 27, 2014 11:23 am

Plant of the Week Oct 27-Nov 2

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…

Thursday

October 23, 2014 11:41 am

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

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…

Monday

October 20, 2014 4:23 pm

Plants of the Week Oct 20-26

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…

Tuesday

October 14, 2014 11:27 am

Plant of the Week Oct 13-19

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…

Thursday

October 9, 2014 10:34 pm

Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

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…

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 10:55 am

Plants of the Week Oct 6-12

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…

Monday

September 29, 2014 1:49 pm

Plants of the Week Sept 29-Oct 5

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…

Friday

September 26, 2014 4:01 pm

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

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…