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  •   Mount Desert Island Facts   First of all, Mount Desert Island ranks as the 6th largest island in the contiguous United States. It also holds the distinction of being the […]

    Mount Desert Island

      Mount Desert Island Facts   First of all, Mount Desert Island ranks as the 6th largest island in the contiguous United States. It also holds the distinction of being the […]

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  •   Coast Coral Tree Facts   First of all, the lovely Cost Coral Tree inhabits a very limited habitat range. Yet despite this, the unique plant appears to have a […]

    Coast Coral Tree

      Coast Coral Tree Facts   First of all, the lovely Cost Coral Tree inhabits a very limited habitat range. Yet despite this, the unique plant appears to have a […]

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  •   The Great Capricorn Beetle is a member of the “longhorn” family (I wonder WHY!). In the European portion of its range, it is considered the largest beetle. Look at […]

    Great Capricorn Beetle

      The Great Capricorn Beetle is a member of the “longhorn” family (I wonder WHY!). In the European portion of its range, it is considered the largest beetle. Look at […]

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  •   This unassuming (yet still “cuddly” looking) insect is the caterpillar form of the Fall Webworm. The species is better known for this stage than the adult. Though endemic to […]

    Fall Webworm

      This unassuming (yet still “cuddly” looking) insect is the caterpillar form of the Fall Webworm. The species is better known for this stage than the adult. Though endemic to […]

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  •   Behold the Devils Walking Stick! Yes, that really is the common name for this unique plant. Just imagine brushing against those thorns while in the forest! Also sometimes known […]

    Devils Walking Stick

      Behold the Devils Walking Stick! Yes, that really is the common name for this unique plant. Just imagine brushing against those thorns while in the forest! Also sometimes known […]

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  •   The Mimosa is a highly popular ornamental species of tree. This plant species produces seeds in vast numbers and sprouts quickly when cut. There are approximately fifty known extant […]

    Mimosa

      The Mimosa is a highly popular ornamental species of tree. This plant species produces seeds in vast numbers and sprouts quickly when cut. There are approximately fifty known extant […]

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  •   The Bombax is a genus of primarily tropical tree species within the mallow family. This unique plant is endemic to a wide swathe of northern Australia, subtropical portions of […]

    Bombax

      The Bombax is a genus of primarily tropical tree species within the mallow family. This unique plant is endemic to a wide swathe of northern Australia, subtropical portions of […]

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  •   The African Blackwood is a flowering tree in the family Fabaceae. This plant is endemic to the seasonally dry regions of Africa. The exact range extends from Senegal, to […]

    African Blackwood

      The African Blackwood is a flowering tree in the family Fabaceae. This plant is endemic to the seasonally dry regions of Africa. The exact range extends from Senegal, to […]

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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 American Wisteria is a deciduous climbing vine native to the forests and stream banks of the Southeastern United States. The vine is an opportunistic climber and will cling […]

    American Wisteria

      The American Wisteria is a deciduous climbing vine native to the forests and stream banks of the Southeastern United States. The vine is an opportunistic climber and will cling […]

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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 English Oak is a species of oak tree endemic to most of Europe, Anatolia, the Caucasus, and parts of North Africa. They are a large, deciduous species. They […]

    English Oak

       The English Oak is a species of oak tree endemic to most of Europe, Anatolia, the Caucasus, and parts of North Africa. They are a large, deciduous species. They […]

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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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  •   The Chestnut is a genus of plants comprising 9 species of deciduous trees and shrubs. They are all native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The four main species […]

    Chestnut

      The Chestnut is a genus of plants comprising 9 species of deciduous trees and shrubs. They are all native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The four main species […]

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  •   The Apple is the pomaceous fruit of the apple tree. Unbeknownst to most individuals, the plant is actually a member of the rose family! The Apple is one of the […]

    Apple

      The Apple is the pomaceous fruit of the apple tree. Unbeknownst to most individuals, the plant is actually a member of the rose family! The Apple is one of the […]

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  •   The Adenium Flower Bonsai  is a  remarkably hardy species of  flowering plant.  They are a member of the dogbane family.  Thie species is endemic to certain arid regions. They may […]

    Adenium Flower Bonsai

      The Adenium Flower Bonsai  is a  remarkably hardy species of  flowering plant.  They are a member of the dogbane family.  Thie species is endemic to certain arid regions. They may […]

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  •   Dendrobium is the collective name of  an extremely extensive genus of orchids. Currently, the genus contains approximately 1,200  separate species of plants. The various species have adapted to a diverse range of habitats. […]

    Dendrobium

      Dendrobium is the collective name of  an extremely extensive genus of orchids. Currently, the genus contains approximately 1,200  separate species of plants. The various species have adapted to a diverse range of habitats. […]

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  •   The Elderflower is a genus of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae, which was formerly placed in the honeysuckle family. It has now been reclassified due to genetic evidence. The genus contains […]

    Elderflower

      The Elderflower is a genus of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae, which was formerly placed in the honeysuckle family. It has now been reclassified due to genetic evidence. The genus contains […]

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