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June 11, 2020

The American Chestnut

The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) tree, which once blanketed the eastern

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May 7, 2020

The Prickly Pear Cactus

The Prickly Pear Cactus, known more formally as Opuntia is probably one of the most

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April 9, 2020

The Wild Strawberry

Treasured for its sweet, delicate fruit, the wild strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)

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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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