Creosote

Photo: Hadley Paul Garland Creosote = a shrub native to arid parts of Mexico and the western USA. When steeped in boiling water, the leaves yield an antiseptic lotion. Joshua Tree National Park: Perhaps no other desert plant is more conspicuous than the creosote (Larrea tridentata) which grows in the Chihuahuan, Sonoran, and Mojave deserts …

Botanical Gardens

Lingo Cards Botanical garden = garden where plants are grown for display to the public and often for scientific study Also see: garden tour Questions = Preguntas Is there a directory of botanic gardens that are free and open to the public? = ¿Existe un directorio de jardines botánicos que sean gratuitos y abiertos al …

Plants Links

Photo Links related to plants presented in somewhat random fashion: Also see: gardens, agriculture, international year of plant health Headlines‘Not just weeds’: how rebel botanists are using graffiti to name forgotten flora – Guardian ElsewhereAmerican Horticultural Society – Gardening Maps – @ahs_gardening Forumspalmtalk.org StudiesFloral reorientation: the restoration of pollination accuracy after accidents NurseriesMountain States Appsplantnet.org …

Plant-Based

Adjectives Plant-based = foods derived from plants, including vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits, and with few or no animal products Also see: plant-based meat / burgers / patties Questions = Preguntas = Des questions What are non soy, plant-based vegetarian foods? = ¿Qué son los alimentos vegetarianos de origen vegetal sin soya? = …

Plants

Lingo Cards Plant = a living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through its roots, and synthesizing nutrients in its leaves by photosynthesis using the green pigment chlorophyll Translating: PlantsSpanish: Plantas Features Planeta.com

Superbloom

Lingo Cards Superbloom = Rare desert wildflower show HeadlinesAs Rains Ease in the West, Cactuses Shine Brighter Than Ever – NYT 2017: Anza Borregohttp://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=638https://www.theguardian.com/travel/picture/2017/mar/16/travel-photo-of-the-week-rare-desert-super-bloom-in-california – https://twitter.com/blmnational/status/842081961464213505http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/environment/sd-me-wildflowers-guide-20170308-story.htmlhttp://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-california-anza-borrego-wildflowers-20170208-story.htmlhttp://www.desertsun.com/story/travel/advice/kathy-strong/2017/02/26/kathy-strong-going-way-super-bloom/98441746http://www.kpbs.org/news/2017/mar/02/super-bloom-wildflowers-days-away-anza-borrego-deshttp://www.abdnha.org – http://www.abdnha.org/pages/03flora/reports/current.htmhttp://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-anza-borrego-wildflowers-20170310-story.html The park is located on the eastern side of San Diego County, with portions extending east into Imperial County and north into Riverside County. It is about …

Wildlife

Graphic:  Wildlife Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants and animals. Species Spotlighthttps://www.planeta.com/alligatorshttps://www.planeta.com/birdshttps://www.planeta.com/duckshttps://www.planeta.com/penguinshttps://www.planeta.com/elephantshttps://www.planeta.com/elkhttps://www.planeta.com/giraffeshttps://www.planeta.com/rhinoshttps://www.planeta.com/whales Planeta.com

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health.Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Linksippc.intiyph Questions How can those keen on plants participate in International Year celebrations? = ¿Cómo pueden participar los amantes de las plantas en las celebraciones del Año Internacional? Planeta.comPlaneta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing …