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Eranthis hyemalis Random fun facts: – Don’t eat this plant… all parts of it are considered poisonous. – Because they’re poisonous, they’re relatively resistant to munching pests; such as deer, rabbits, or squirrels. The Specs: Family: Ranunculaceae Genus: Eranthis Species: hyemalis Common Name: Winter Aconite Region of Origin/Nativity: Middle east; Turkey to Afghanistan. Characteristics: Its […]

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(03-25-10) (Prolific Crocus tommasinianus blankets the Oak Knoll) I don’t know about you, but when spring rolls around and I see a field of organisms that seem to appear out of no-where, I’m reminded that the world is a lot bigger than me; that I’m easily comparable to that spring crocus that blooms just for […]

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