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  • Samira Ullrich reacted with Haha to Aylin Lehmann’s post in the thread A Shrub of the Ericaceæ.

    In some plants this is accomplished by the anthers being just above the stigma, and when the pollen is ripe and the ovule ready, the stigma is found to be covered with a sticky substance. As the falling pollen grains touch the stigma, they are caught in…
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  • Doriana Malcoci reacted with Thanks to WLUser’s post in the thread The Cretan Borage (Borago Cretica).

    For instance, the Giant Comfrey will grow six feet high in rich or moist soil in a partially shaded ditch, and therefore, once fairly started, might be trusted to take care of itself in any position. The Caucasian Comfrey, on the other hand, grows from…
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  • δημήτριος reacted with Haha to the article The Mottled or Screech Owl.

    Night wanderer,” as this species of Owl has been appropriately called, appears to be peculiar to America. They are quite scarce in the south, but above the Falls of the Ohio they increase in number, and are numerous in Virginia & Maryland.
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  • Zenobia reacted with Like to Lauderdale’s post in the thread Inorganic Plant Toxins and Stimulants.

    Much study has been given during recent years to the question of the supposed poisonous, or toxic, effects upon plants of various soil constituents. There seems to be no doubt that certain organic compounds which are injurious to plant life are often…
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  • Maia Gojdu reacted with Like to the article The Long-Eared Golden Owl.

    The name of the Long-Eared Owl is derived from the great length of his “ears” or feather-tufts, which are placed upon the head, and erect themselves whenever the bird is interested or excited. It is the “black sheep” of the owl family.
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  • Christiansen reacted with Confused to Lauderdale’s post in the thread Inorganic Plant Toxins and Stimulants.

    Much study has been given during recent years to the question of the supposed poisonous, or toxic, effects upon plants of various soil constituents. There seems to be no doubt that certain organic compounds which are injurious to plant life are often…
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  • Christiansen reacted with Haha to the article The Long-Eared Golden Owl.

    The name of the Long-Eared Owl is derived from the great length of his “ears” or feather-tufts, which are placed upon the head, and erect themselves whenever the bird is interested or excited. It is the “black sheep” of the owl family.
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