A once-in-a-lifetime event is happening in California, where an endangered enormous plant that blooms every 100 years readies to burst into thousands of flowers.
Flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
Check out these flowering plants that can help give bees a boost.
More than two-thirds of Rocky Mountain wildflowers bloom earlier, peak sooner or continue blooming later in the year compared to the 1970s. Continue reading →
Plants have the same protein that allows birds to navigate using Earth's magnetic field. But does that mean plants feel the magnetic field too?
Molecular geneticists have unlocked the genomic secrets of the oldest known existing species of a flowering plant on Earth.
Stress experienced by individual bees over a prolonged period of time begins to affect the entire colony, and can lead to colony collapse. Continue reading →
Plants use chemical calculators to grow overnight without running out of fuel. Continue reading →
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