Biology Archives

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…

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…

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…

Monday

September 22, 2014 10:10 am

Plants of the Week Sept 22-28

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…

Monday

September 15, 2014 8:45 am

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21

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…

Monday

September 8, 2014 1:46 pm

Plant of the Week – Sept 8-14

Plant of the Week – Sept 8-14

Resurrection Fern – Polypodium polypodioides This amazing fern can be found in arid and semi-arid places in Australia, South America,…