Tag: photosynthesis

Whistling Leaves


When I was taught about how plants create their own energy as a child, I thought it was cool they didn’t have to hunt or grow their own food — but mostly it was a bit boring. The plants don’t move (or so I thought), and the diagrams of the plant with the sun in […]

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Happy Holly Days

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‘Tis the season to be holly! While most of the plant world has dropped their leaves for the winter, some native plants keep pumping out oxygen all winter long like this holly, Ilex spp. The holly is specially adapted to hold its leaves through the winter with a thick cuticle that holds water in and […]

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