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Does Dune Horsebrush Occur in the Bodie Hills?

Tetradymia tetrameres isn’t normally a hill-dwelling plant. As the common name suggests, it’s found most often in deep sands and old, stabilized sand dunes (foreground and center, in the photo above). 775 more words

Bodie Hills

Germander Speedwell

Germander Speedwell (Veronica chamaedrys) is a wild flower that is widespread across the whole of the UK and almost all of Europe. This species is found in a range of habitats, including grassland meadows, hedgerow borders and verges. 227 more words


Annelie - Senior Technician and PhD Candidate

Who are you?

Hey! I’m Annelie Marquardt. I am currently doing my PhD, and also working as a Senior Technician at Sugar Research Australia. 988 more words


Friday Fellow: Flat-Leaved Scalewort

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Time and again, if we want to understand all the nuances of life on Earth, we have to look to the small things that live close to the ground or on the bark of the trees. 223 more words

Friday Fellow

Below the girls are working on tablets that allow them to explore temperatures based on their sense of touch.  Their are two each of metal, stone, glass, and two different densities in woods.  352 more words

The Herbarium: Intern vs. Polygonaceae

My internship is counted for credit with Chatham, so I have to do some sort of check-in with an advisor at my university.  I chose my academic advisor, Dr. 604 more words


An interview with a Biblical botanist

This article originally appeared in The Jewish Press.

Zohar Amar is an associate professor in the Department of Land of Israel Studies at Bar-Ilan University, with 25 years’ worth of expertise in natural science, archaeology, and Judaic studies. 880 more words