Category Archives: Botany

First bloom of the year

From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on January 1. Happy New Year!  I don’t like to begin the year with a “bad news” story, but I’m obliged to report the first bloom of the year, which belongs … Continue reading

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Botany quiz #3: Conifers

From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on December 21. Happy solstice! Here is the last quiz before Christmas, featuring local conifers. All of these are found at low elevation except for #9 which is mid to high … Continue reading

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Toothed fungi, part 2

From an email from Jocie to the Botany Group on December 7. Here is Alison’s 2nd instalment of the toothed fungi. [See this post for the first instalment.] Alison’s notes [Click a photo to enlarge it.] Next on the list … Continue reading

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Botany quiz #2: Shrubs

From an email by Jocie to the Botany Group on December 5. Here is quiz #2, featuring all native shrubs in autumn. [Click a photo to enlarge it.] You can download the answers here.

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