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  •     Orpheus Flower Facts   Many experts consider the most noteworthy fact about the lovely Orpheus Flower to be its remarkable hardiness. The plant has the ability to survive for […]

    Orpheus Flower

        Orpheus Flower Facts   Many experts consider the most noteworthy fact about the lovely Orpheus Flower to be its remarkable hardiness. The plant has the ability to survive for […]

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  •   Scythian Lamb Facts   The Scythian Lamb presents a rather remarkable appearance to all who see it. As a result of how it appeared to them, ancient peoples believed […]

    Scythian Lamb

      Scythian Lamb Facts   The Scythian Lamb presents a rather remarkable appearance to all who see it. As a result of how it appeared to them, ancient peoples believed […]

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  •   The (unique) Blood Lily has a background that may surprise you. This remarkable species is actually a member of the Amaryllis family! Now THAT’S a surprise! This is the […]

    Blood Lily

      The (unique) Blood Lily has a background that may surprise you. This remarkable species is actually a member of the Amaryllis family! Now THAT’S a surprise! This is the […]

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  •   The Happy Alien (yes, that really IS its common name!) is a MOST unusual plant. The name (understandably) derives from the unique appearance of its blooms. It is endemic […]

    Happy Alien

      The Happy Alien (yes, that really IS its common name!) is a MOST unusual plant. The name (understandably) derives from the unique appearance of its blooms. It is endemic […]

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  •   The Rosy Periwinkle (what a “colorful” name!) is a beautiful plant with the botanical version of a split personality! It is also quite rare and endangered (as so many […]

    Rosy Periwinkle

      The Rosy Periwinkle (what a “colorful” name!) is a beautiful plant with the botanical version of a split personality! It is also quite rare and endangered (as so many […]

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  •   Just LOOK at those bright red berries! The Nevins Barberry is a visually striking shrub. Sadly, it is ALSO one of the rarest species of shrub in the world! […]

    Nevins Barberry

      Just LOOK at those bright red berries! The Nevins Barberry is a visually striking shrub. Sadly, it is ALSO one of the rarest species of shrub in the world! […]

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  •   The San Diego Ragweed is a species of plant that finds itself in a “sticky situation.” But then, so does anyone who happens to brush up against it! Get […]

    San Diego Ragweed

      The San Diego Ragweed is a species of plant that finds itself in a “sticky situation.” But then, so does anyone who happens to brush up against it! Get […]

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  •   The Guatemalan Fir is a species of tree endemic to portions of Central America. Its endemic range extends the furthest south of any species in its genus. This plant […]

    Guatemalan Fir

      The Guatemalan Fir is a species of tree endemic to portions of Central America. Its endemic range extends the furthest south of any species in its genus. This plant […]

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  •   Monkey Puzzle Tree is the colloquial name for the Araucaria araucana. This plant species is ancient and is often called a living fossil. The unique name originated in 1850, when […]

    Monkey Puzzle Tree

      Monkey Puzzle Tree is the colloquial name for the Araucaria araucana. This plant species is ancient and is often called a living fossil. The unique name originated in 1850, when […]

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  •    The Clanwilliam Cedar is one of the rarest known species of tree on the planet. Only five small populations of this distinctive plant are known to still exist. They […]

    Clanwilliam Cedar

       The Clanwilliam Cedar is one of the rarest known species of tree on the planet. Only five small populations of this distinctive plant are known to still exist. They […]

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  •   Stewartia is the collective name for a genus of flowering plants related to the camellia. There are approximately 20 species within the genus. Most species of this plant are […]

    Stewartia

      Stewartia is the collective name for a genus of flowering plants related to the camellia. There are approximately 20 species within the genus. Most species of this plant are […]

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  •   Tabebuia is the scientific name of a genus of flowering plants. There are currently 67 recognized species within the genus. The majority of Tabebuia species are trees, A small […]

    Tabebuia

      Tabebuia is the scientific name of a genus of flowering plants. There are currently 67 recognized species within the genus. The majority of Tabebuia species are trees, A small […]

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  •   Eucryphia is the title of a small genus of large shrubs and small trees. All members of this plant genus are endemic to either eastern Australia, or temperate portions […]

    Eucryphia

      Eucryphia is the title of a small genus of large shrubs and small trees. All members of this plant genus are endemic to either eastern Australia, or temperate portions […]

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  •   The Chilean Firebush possesses a very unique attribute. This unusual plant has the ability to access various nutrients in the soil that are normally inaccessible to plants. This is […]

    Chilean Firebush

      The Chilean Firebush possesses a very unique attribute. This unusual plant has the ability to access various nutrients in the soil that are normally inaccessible to plants. This is […]

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  •   The Oak Treehopper is an insect species common to parts of North America. They will be found almost exclusively on oak trees. The Oak Treehopper appears to inhabit both […]

    Oak Treehopper

      The Oak Treehopper is an insect species common to parts of North America. They will be found almost exclusively on oak trees. The Oak Treehopper appears to inhabit both […]

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  •   The Bosnian Pine is a species of pine endemic to southern Italy and mountainous regions of the Balkans. It may be found in seven countries. These countries are Albania, […]

    Bosnian Pine

      The Bosnian Pine is a species of pine endemic to southern Italy and mountainous regions of the Balkans. It may be found in seven countries. These countries are Albania, […]

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  •   The Southern Magnolia is a species of tree endemic to the southeastern portions of the United States. They are renowned for their large, fragrant flowers. The Southern Magnolia is […]

    Southern Magnolia

      The Southern Magnolia is a species of tree endemic to the southeastern portions of the United States. They are renowned for their large, fragrant flowers. The Southern Magnolia is […]

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  •   The Oak is a shrub or tree within the Beech family. There are more than 600 extant species. All known species of Oak are endemic to the Northern Hemisphere. […]

    Oak

      The Oak is a shrub or tree within the Beech family. There are more than 600 extant species. All known species of Oak are endemic to the Northern Hemisphere. […]

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  •   Durian is the term for the fruit of several tree species within the genus Durio. There are nine species of this unique plant, that produce edible fruit. However, only one […]

    Durian

      Durian is the term for the fruit of several tree species within the genus Durio. There are nine species of this unique plant, that produce edible fruit. However, only one […]

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  •   The Porcupine Tomato is a visually striking evergreen shrub. Given its many unique physical characteristics, the Porcupine Tomato is a most unusual plant. It is principally endemic to the most […]

    Porcupine Tomato

      The Porcupine Tomato is a visually striking evergreen shrub. Given its many unique physical characteristics, the Porcupine Tomato is a most unusual plant. It is principally endemic to the most […]

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