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December 1, 2022

5 Ways Plants Prepare For Winter

When it comes to surviving the cold, snow, and ice of winter, plants don’t

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November 3, 2022

The Manzanita

The twisted trunk of the manzanita tree, with its smooth, cinnamon-red bark, has

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October 13, 2022

The Sassafras Tree

The Sassafras tree (Sassafras albidum) is a member of the laurel family. Nicknamed

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September 8, 2022

5 Late Season Wildberries

One of the many joys of spending time outdoors in the summer is foraging for

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August 4, 2022

The Cholla Cactus

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

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July 7, 2022

The Cottonwood Tree

While many American trees have had notable roles in the country’s history,

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June 9, 2022

Saguaro Cactus

The Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is an instantly recognizable symbol of the

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May 12, 2022

The Stinging Nettle

You can’t call yourself a true off-trail adventurer until you’ve worn shorts and

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April 14, 2022

The Pecan Tree

As the only major tree nut indigenous to North America, the pecan (Carya

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March 17, 2022

The Torrey Pine

America’s rarest native pine, the Torrey pine (Pinus torreyana), is only found

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