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12. Meristem

This is a picture of the base and stem of Poison Hemlock. This provides an example of meristem, because it is where meristem cells reside that help the plant grow.

Wild Chervil Flowering

You can’t drive very far right now without seeing a sea of tiny, white flowers belonging to an invasive plant, Wild Chervil (Anthriscus sylvestris… 330 more words

Dailies 5/14/17: 2 poems about mothers, 1 about a dishwasher, + useful verses for distinguishing cow parsley from poison hemlock

Lucille Clifton – My Mama moved among the days

My Mama moved among the days
like a dreamwalker in a field;
seemed like what she touched was hers… 113 more words

Don't eat this plant! Poison-hemlock may be growing near you

Watch out this spring for poison-hemlock (Conium maculatum), a common noxious weed that’s toxic to people and animals. The stems of young poison-hemlock look like those of carrots and other members of the carrot family, but eating any part of the plant can be fatal. 389 more words

Weed Identification

Noxious weeds starting to emerge in early March

It might still be snowing in the mountains, but it’s not too early to find noxious weeds starting to emerge. On a recent tour of a few Seattle locations with noxious weed specialist Karen Peterson, I was able to find quite an assortment. 650 more words

Weed Identification