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Spanish Moss: Tillandsia usneoides

Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia Common Names:Spanish Moss, Spanish-moss, Florida moss, long moss, graybeard, ghost hair, hanging air plant. Taxonomy:Kingdom: Plantae Phylum: Angiosperms Class: Monocots Order: Poales. Family: Bromeliaceae. Genus: Tillandsia species: usneoides Localities:The plant is limited to the southeastern United … Continue reading

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Mint Bush; Prostanthera stricta

Prostanthera stricta in Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Prostanthera stricta. : Common Names: Mount Vincent Mint bush. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Asterids; Lamiales; Lamiaceae; Prostanthera stricta. Other Species are: Prostanthera albiflora; Prostanthera albohirta; Prostanthera althoferi; … Continue reading

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The Cabbage Gum: Eucalyptus Amplifolia

* Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia Eucalyptus Amplifolia: The Cabbage Gum Common Names: Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Cabbage Gum Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus amplifolia. One of over 700 species. Location/Environment: Native … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Tree, Pine River Island, Canberra, ACT, Australia Eucalyptus Myrtaceae Common Names: “Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Taphonomy/Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus. Over 700 Species. Eucalyptus amplifolia Eucalyptus blakelyi Eucalyptus dawsonii . Localities: Native … Continue reading

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Allspice

“Allspice” Pimenta officinalis   ALLSPICE Pimenta Officinalis;  Pimenta dioica Folk names: All Spice, Allspice,  Jamaica pepper, Myrtle pepper, Pimento, or Newspice Definition: Allspice is an herb that comes from the dried, unripe berry of a small tree called the Allspice … Continue reading

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