exotic plant


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exotic plant

A plant that is not native to the locality or region in which it is being grown.
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Amid the scattered property and the crowd on the open space, she, in her rich satin cloak with a bright lilac shawl on her head, suggested a delicate exotic plant thrown out onto the snow.
Many exotic plants have pollen utterly worthless, in the same exact condition as in the most sterile hybrids.
The thick, warm air of the conservatory and the rich, choking fragrance of exotic plants took us by the throat.
There is a link between Calderstones Park and Croxteth Country Park as our exotic plant collection was saved in 2007 by distributing it to these two parks and also Sefton Park Palm House.
the invasive exotic plant control project area is approx.
The Western North Carolina Alliance (WNCA) was recently awarded $10,000 from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation for their innovative approach of working with federal and state agencies, private companies and other nonprofits, and involving volunteers in invasive exotic plant species control and native habitat restoration efforts on vulnerable public lands in WNC.
Led by scientists Tim Engelkes, Elly Morrien and Wim van der Putten of The Netherlands Institute of Ecology, with collaborators from the University of Florida, Wageningen University and Leiden University, the researchers compared exotic plant species that had recently established in Millingerwaard, a nature preserve in The Netherlands, with related native plant species from the same area.
I purchased two at the same time as my Spathiphyllum (from the exotic plant mecca known as Target) to improve both air quality and feng shui in our new home.
The introduction of exotic plant species into an area can significantly alter the diversity and composition of the soil bacteria community.
8 million-acre area that "contains significant Mayan ruins and is home to hundreds of exotic plant and animal species, including the largest jaguar population outside of the Amazon," AP said.
If you look at the cumulative effect of livestock production, no other human activity has a larger negative impact on the environment in the West," says Wuerthner, who cites the effect on water quality, soil erosion, exotic plant invasions, and endangered or threatened animal species.