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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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  •   Amazon Lily is the term collectively applied to a genus of (beautiful!) Neotropical flowering plants. There are approximately 20 species within this genus. These are all closely related to […]

    Amazon Lily

      Amazon Lily is the term collectively applied to a genus of (beautiful!) Neotropical flowering plants. There are approximately 20 species within this genus. These are all closely related to […]

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  •   The uniquely pigmented (to say the least!) Amethyst Deceiver is a species of mushroom with a confusing personality. It actually changes colors as it ages! This can sometimes make […]

    Amethyst Deceiver

      The uniquely pigmented (to say the least!) Amethyst Deceiver is a species of mushroom with a confusing personality. It actually changes colors as it ages! This can sometimes make […]

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  •   The Jewel Caterpillar is the larval stage of the Acraga coa; a fuzzy orange moth native to Mexico. Very little is known about the Jewel Caterpillar.  In fact, very […]

    Jewel Caterpillar

      The Jewel Caterpillar is the larval stage of the Acraga coa; a fuzzy orange moth native to Mexico. Very little is known about the Jewel Caterpillar.  In fact, very […]

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  •   The Texas Bluebonnet is a species of very hardy winter annual wildflower. This plant is endemic to a narrow range,  primarily within the state of Texas, in the United […]

    Texas Bluebonnet

      The Texas Bluebonnet is a species of very hardy winter annual wildflower. This plant is endemic to a narrow range,  primarily within the state of Texas, in the United […]

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  •   The Portugese Man O War is a dangerous species of marine cnidarian. Its numerous tentacles are capable of delivering extremely painful stings. They are often mistaken for the common […]

    Portugese Man O War

      The Portugese Man O War is a dangerous species of marine cnidarian. Its numerous tentacles are capable of delivering extremely painful stings. They are often mistaken for the common […]

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  •   The Hobo Spider is a member of the spider genus known as funnel web spiders. This term derives from the nature of their constructions. They will build funnel shaped […]

    Hobo Spider

      The Hobo Spider is a member of the spider genus known as funnel web spiders. This term derives from the nature of their constructions. They will build funnel shaped […]

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  •   The Dolls Eye is a highly unique and distinctive species. It is a flowering plant, endemic to a few eastern regions of North America. The highly distinctive  Dolls Eye […]

    Dolls Eye

      The Dolls Eye is a highly unique and distinctive species. It is a flowering plant, endemic to a few eastern regions of North America. The highly distinctive  Dolls Eye […]

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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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  •   The Lily of The Valley is a distinctly sweetly scented flowering plant. It is endemic to regions throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere. This region includes Asia, Europe and portions of the southern Appalachian […]

    Lily of The Valley

      The Lily of The Valley is a distinctly sweetly scented flowering plant. It is endemic to regions throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere. This region includes Asia, Europe and portions of the southern Appalachian […]

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