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Once bloomed, the flower emits a putrid aroma that assaults even the least sensitive of noses for nearly 10 hours.
The oldest known flower did not produce showy blooms, but it once thrived in an area that included multiple dinosaurs. Continue reading →
The sweet aroma of sweetgrass packs natural mosquito repellents, research shows.
Gardeners pull weeds, but plants pull some nasty tricks of their own. Within many gardens and lawns lurk poisonous, painful and even deadly plants.
A giant plant found in Michigan can cause blistering, scars and permanent blindness. Continue reading →
Plants and animals share more in common than we tend to think, with new research finding that both groups respond to stress in similar ways, at least from a biochemical standpoint.
A century-long puzzle over how delicate strands of glistening ice burst through rotting tree branches, like heads of hair, is closer to being solved.
Cypress and cedar trees in Japan are causing massive amounts of nitrogen runoff into local streams.
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