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March 12, 2020

The birch Tree

The birch (Betulaceae) is a deciduous hardwood tree easily recognized by its

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February 6, 2020

The Monterey Cypress

The Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) is native to the Monterey Bay,

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January 16, 2020

Lichen

The lichen is a remarkable composite organism that can be frequently seen attached

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December 12, 2019

The Ponderosa Pine

The Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa) is a large evergreen tree that is a mainstay of

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November 14, 2019

The Snow Plant

The Snow plant (Sarcodes sanguinea) is a strikingly red parasitic plant that can

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October 18, 2019

The Huckleberry

Related to both the blueberry and the cranberry, the huckleberry represents the best

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August 29, 2019

The Great Basin Bristlecone Pine

The twisted features, well-weathered bark, and stunted height of the bristlecone

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August 1, 2019

The Mesquite

Well known for being a sought after flavor in high-end restaurants and barbecue pits

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June 20, 2019

Western Poison Oak

“Leaves of three, leave it be…”, is a commonly recited rhyme to warn campers

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May 23, 2019

The Cholla Cactus

The Cholla cactus is a dastardly plant that thrives in deserts across North America.

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