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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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April 25, 2019

The Joshua Tree

The Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) is the largest member of the yucca family and

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March 28, 2019

The Tumbleweed

An icon of the American Old West, the tumbleweed is actually a non-native species of

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February 28, 2019

The Sugar Maple

The Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) is a hardwood tree found in the eastern and

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December 20, 2018

Giant Kelp

Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a form of brown algae and the largest of all

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