The hills of Southern California will soon be alive with a massive "superbloom" of wildflowers, thanks to an unusually rainy fall and winter, news sources report.
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Dinosaurs that lived during the early Jurassic period could stop and smell the flowers if they so desired, according to a new study that describes the oldest fossil flower on record.
Butterflies and moths are so ancient, they lived before the existence of flowers, a new study finds.
Chile's Atacama Desert, one of the world's driest places, is now flush with flowers after an unexpected rain.
A programmer used artificial intelligence to create images of dinosaurs that were constructed entirely out of flowers.
Color is popping up everywhere in the California desert, thanks to a wet winter after years of drought.
Normally, the smell of putrefying, decaying flesh wouldn't be cause for celebration, but it is today, with the blooming of the rare but stinky corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG).
Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii) is a night-blooming herbaceous perennial that is common in the arid regions of the United States, Baja and northern Mexico.
Common mullein, Verbascum thapsus, is a perennial herb that was first introduced into the United States in the mid-1700s. Check out these photos of a fascinating plant.
A tiny flower pressed between layers of sandstone for more than 160 million years could be the earliest angiosperm fossil ever found.
In a matter of days, perhaps hours, a rare corpse flower will bloom in upstate New York. True to its name, the plant is expected to unleash a stench like rotting flesh.
Harsh conditions after the dino-killing meteor impact favored fast-growing plants, nudging forests toward a new pecking order
The beautiful begonia can be found in a wide array of sizes and colors, gracing gardens, brightening living rooms and even flavoring foods.
Unusual blue petunias reveal a molecular trick that plants use to create vibrantly colored petals. The finding might open the door for all sorts of new flower hues.