Posts tagged pollination

March 3, 2011

 

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Ginkgo Biloba Has An Ancient History

One of the earliest trees on earth, identified through fossils, was the Ginkgo biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree.

February 24, 2011

 

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Tree Pollination

Since trees are well and truly rooted to their spot, they must rely on other agents to help them cross pollinate, or they must self pollinate.

October 29, 2009

 

a branch full of bright red winterberries.

Winterberry

Winterberry produces a grand display of bright red berries that persist and light up its branches long after all of the leaves have fallen.

June 26, 2008

 

An assortement of colorful snapdragons.

Bumblebees and Snapdragons

Snapdragons depend on bumblebees for pollination, as honey bees are not heavy enough to cause the flower lip to open wide.

April 26, 2007

 

An array of colorful snapdragons.

Snapdragons

Snapdragons get their name from children pressing the sides of the flowers to make the two tips snap open. Learn more...

March 26, 2004

 

The crocus

Planting and Caring For Crocuses

Everything you could ever want to know about the crocus... on this Focus on the Flowers.

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