A research team in Canada has tested the use of environmental DNA to ease the process of identifying and surveying aquatic plants.
A study shows that most of the variation in plants and trees comes down to just two factors: overall size and the "leaf economics spectrum."
Nothing to see over here! Just an innocent saguaro! Yeah, right.
Botanists and forensic scientists developed the same theory in the late 19th century. They might have a lot to learn from each other, if they would talk to each other now.
As Walter Benjamin predicted would happen in “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Production,” the eroticization of plant life has become yet another ritualistic art victimized by a technology.
If you're looking for the homogenizing impulse in American society, you need search no further than your own lawn.
The Byzantine legal process of placing plants and animals on America's endangered species list swallows the efforts of the agency that curates the list. A new agreement may untangle the mess.