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The American Cypress Drawing is by Mark Catesby, courtesy of Reusable Art.



Phaethon lepturus catesbyi

Long tails are everywhere this month and my daughter has taken some pretty amazing photos so it seemed apposite to write a post about them. 888 more words

Life In Bermuda

Mark Catesby: the Curious and Ingenious Naturalist

Diana: Editors E. Charles Nelson and David J. Elliott have compiled a book about a man I’d never heard of: Mark Catesby. One of the earliest naturalists, as well as an author and illustrator, Catesby studied the fauna and flora of North America over a seven-year period. 704 more words

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La Invención del Reino Vegetal: Magnolias en portada

Al son de: Love me like you do, Ellie Goulding

Por fin ya es oficial.

¡Me publican un libro!

Embarcada en él desde hace más de cinco años tras una propuesta de… 1,519 more words

La Invención Del Reino Vegetal

Historic Catesby Prints at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Naturalist and artist, Mark Catesby, created the first illustrated record of the plants and animals of North America. His field notes and observations are recorded in… 151 more words

Learning Opportunities

Wildflower Wednesday--April 23, 2014

I adore the Catesby’s trillium (T. catesbaei) in my front garden and am especially tickled that it bloomed in time to star in April’s Wildfower Wednesday. 238 more words


Primeval Floods

Mark Catesby was a naturalist who spent time in Virginia, South Carolina, and the Bahamas between 1712-1726 with the exception of 3 years when he returned to England.  1,424 more words