Why does the resin of California's Jeffrey Pine tree smell like butterscotch?
Trees help to prevent the onset of floods. This article is about trees that help to prevent the onset of floods by absorbing huge volumes of water.
The Plains Indian tribes of North America are best known for their reliance on the American bison for food, clothing, housing, tools, and more, but in fact they ate a varied and interesting mix of wild fruits and...
by Jackie D. Kimball Four years ago I planted four shrubs. One died and I pulled up the decayed matter.The next spring I saw what I thought was the fourth shrub shooting back up after all. It was in a secluded place...
This article is all about the characteristics of the Pine tree, the adaptations that help to survive winter, reproduction through cones, and uses. Read on to know more.
The banyan tree is a fig tree native to Asia . It starts its growth as a plant that grows on another plant (epiphyte). In this article we will be dealing with Ficus benghalensis, read on to know more.
Archil licken, Rocella tinctoria, is the main source of orcein, the highly praised red dye of the sixteen century. Its trade was highly regulated and its importance was such that it contributed to the human...
This article is about Rubber Trees, their characteristics and uses. You will also read about some interesting facts about the history of the Rubber Tree.
The origin and the very different uses of resin and its economic importance from ancient times until today.
The Blood Orange tree is a unique variation of the citrus family characterized by the blood red color. Read on to find out more about the types and health benefits of blood oranges.