12
JUL
2013

Invasive Plants In Vero Beach

Tropical will begin a weekly series starting next week to focus on invasive or “Pest Plants” in Vero Beach, FL and Indian River County, FL. To focus attention on — the adverse effects exotic pest plants have on Florida’s biodiversity and native plant communities,...
11
JUL
2013

Amazing Plant Facts – The Quaking Aspen

In South-central Utah (my home state) there is a quaking aspen tree (Populus tremuloides) which has been given the name “Pando” meaning, “I spread” in Latin. Pando is the heaviest known organism on the planet, weighing in at an astounding estimate of 6,600 tons. Covering (107)...