By: Gemma L. Reece
Acacia is an ancient variety of tree and shrub that grows in the tropical to sub-tropical regions of the world and there are well over a thousand species. The majority of species are native to Australia and the remainder grow around the globe in warm-temperate...
What is acacia wood?
By: Blaise Pascal
Acacia is a variety of tree or shrub found in several places across the globe. There are approximately 1300 different varieties of acacia trees or shrubs, and while Australia contains the majority of the different types of acacia (over 900 species of it), acacia is...
By: Heather Waelti
Wild mustard is one of several species of plant in the genus Brassica kaber and is considered a weed that is most commonly found growing primarily in nurseries throughout the United States. Wild mustard is normally a winter annual but can be a summer annual...
By: Amelia Emery
The Pacific Dogwood, also known as the Western Flowering Dogwood, is a beautiful tree that is native to the Pacific Northwest. Known botanically as Cornus nuttallii, it can be found in deciduous and mixed forests from Southern California all the way north to the southern...
Plant profiles: Flowering dogwood
By: Heather Waelti
The flowering dogwood is a species of dogwood native to eastern North America. Areas of eastern North America where the flowering dogwood can be found thriving and growing include southern Maine, southern Ontario, eastern Kansas and south to northern Florida and eastern Texas and some...
The life cycle of the coho salmon
By: Carolyn Tytler
Coho salmon (scientific name: Oncorhynchus kisutch) are found on both sides of the North Pacific Ocean. They range from California to Alaska in North America, through the Aleutian Islands, and from the Anadyr River in Russia, south to Hokkaido in Japan. Adult coho salmon are...
By: Amelia Emery
The Flowering Dogwood is one of the most sought after native America trees for gardens and landscapes. Native to Eastern North America and known botanically as Cornus florida, the Flowering Dogwood produces a beautiful show in all four seasons. The Flowering Dogwood species will grow...
Bivalve profiles: razor clam
By: Heather Waelti
The term Razor Clam refers to several species of clam that are classified as razors. The most notable being the Pacific Razor but the species also includes the Atlantic Jackknife and the Razor Shell clam. The pacific razor clam is native to the ocean waters...
Plant profiles: Pacific dogwood
By: Heather Waelti
The Pacific Dogwood is a species of dogwood tree that is native to western North America from the beautiful lowlands of southern British Columbia to the enormous mountains of southern California. There is also a population of pacific dogwood trees that thrive in central Idaho...
By: Amelia Emery
Coho salmon, also known as silver salmon, are a type of salmon native to Western North America as well as North Eastern Russia and Northern Japan. An anadromous fish, Coho salmon are born in freshwater streams and then migrate to the ocean where they inhabit...

 

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