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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February 17, 2022

Purple Saxifrage

The world’s hardiest plant lives on Kafeklubben Island, off the coast of

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January 20, 2022

The Giant Sequoia

In a world where old-growth forests have mostly disappeared, the giant sequoia

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December 9, 2021

The Bristlecone Pine

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

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October 28, 2021

The Crabapple

The crabapple (Malus x.) is a deciduous fruit tree found in temperate regions

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September 23, 2021

The California Redwood

California Redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) also known as the Coastal Redwoods, come

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