By root2shoot on Friday, May. 29, 2015 - 9:12 pm
Last week I posted about 2 Catskills wildflowers, Dutchman's Breeches and Squirrel Corn. Both are species in the genus Dicentra, and they are very closely related to the popular garden plant, the Bleeding Heart. I described their special relationship with... Read more
By root2shoot on Friday, May. 8, 2015 - 8:20 pm
Gardeners often hate it when botanists change the names of plants, but gardeners and botanists use names differently. Gardeners use a plant name as a tag, an identifier, a way of searching on the internet. To botanists, a plant name is rich in information... Read more
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