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.
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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.
The first-ever bloom of a stinky "corpse flower" in the Rocky Mountain region is happening here today (Aug. 19).
"Trudy" the corpse flower burst into bloom at the UC Botanical Garden in Berkeley, California, on Saturday, July 25. These rare plants smell like rotting meat.
People can be allergic to marijuana pollen, and with the increasing cultivation of the plant, allergies are rising, experts say.
Caroline Farrior uses math to understand the old plants play in the global carbon cycle so scientists will be able to predict the path of climate change.
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
When it takes over ecosystems, this invader causes soils to surrender their carbon and release it as greenhouse gas.
New research suggests plants are riding a calcium wave just to survive in the increasingly salty, or saline, soils that have become a problem the world over.
Computer Geek, Sean Hoban, uses mathematical and computational tools to preserve endangered plant species.
100 metric tons of highly contaminated water leaked out of a tank at Japan’s Fukushima plant, said its operator Tokyo Electric Power Co on Thursday.
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.