Herbaceous plants used as animal fodder

Herbaceous plants used as animal fodder

What poor countries do now as Environment Protection Agency (EPA) of America declared hay as a pollutant and risk for health of people and environment? Third world countries dairy farms having horses and cattles for business purposes they normally cannot afford other special fodder for their animals they just eat to animals hay as basic food. If government of their countries also declared hay as pollutant then survival of animals dependent on hay would be difficult. Hay is grass …

Herbaceous plants native to Idaho

Herbaceous plants native to Idaho

There is a positive trend toward utilization of native plants in Idaho home and business landscapes. The goals of this type of landscaping are myriad, including water conservation, reduced maintenance, attraction of wildlife, uniqueness, and expression of personal creativity. Regardless of the reasons, native landscapes can be beautiful and effective if designed and completed properly. Here are some guidelines that will help you successfully design and establish a native landscape …

Herbaceous plants Definition Biology

Herbaceous plants Definition Biology

Theophrastus (about 370 - 285 B.C.) is often called the Father of Botany. He was a Greek philosopher and naturalist, and pupil of Aristotle. He was the first person to publish an organized classification of Plants. In his Enquiry into Plants he described 480 plants, mostly cultivated, and classified or arranged them into four groups: 1. Herbs (these were further grouped into annuals, biennials, and perennials) 2. Undershrubs 3. Shrubs 4. Trees A Woody plant is a perennial tree …

Herbaceous plants as food source

Herbaceous plants as food source

Excerpt: The white-tailed deer is dependent upon the Plant Kingdom for the food it needs for growth and development. Management of this food resource, which is one aspect of habitat management, is an important part of any wildlife program. It is especially critical for proper management of this large herbivore, since deer have the ability to impact the habitat on which they live. The adverse impact that deer can exert on a habitat will disrupt the entire ecological balance of …

Are herbaceous plants herbs

Are herbaceous plants herbs

Deadly Nightshade The Poison Garden, Blarney Castle, Ireland Deadly Nightshade Atropa belladonna [ Plantae: Angiosperms: Eudicots: Asterids: Solanales: Solanaceae: Atropa: Atropa belladonna ] Common Names: Nightshade, Deadly Nightshade, Atropa, Belladonna, divale, dwale, banewort, devil’s cherries, naughty man’s cherries, black cherry, devil’s herb, great morel, and dwayberry. Localities: Native to Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia. Naturalized in North America. Species: …

Herbaceous plants Pacific Northwest

Herbaceous plants Pacific Northwest

Deer are the most common large wild mammals that most of us see. The only areas that lack deer entirely are within the city limits of our biggest cities. Any of us who live out in the countryside are likely to have them in our garden, not necessarily a preferred situation. Two species inhabit the Pacific Northwest, Mule (Odocoileus hemionus) and White-tailed (O. virginianus). Mule occur everywhere, White-tailed mostly in forested habitats east of the Cascades in Washington and …

Unusual herbaceous plants

Unusual herbaceous plants

1. Toad Lily (Tricyrtis Hirta) Tricyrtis Hirta or Toad Lily is native of Japan and belongs to the Liliaceae family. It is a perennial plant and grows in partial sun and shady locations and prefers rich soil. Toad Lily booms in late summer to mid autumn and bears unusual flowers of whitish petals that bear purple spots. These unusual flowers are usually 2.5 cm wide. 2. Fetid Adder’s Tongue (Scoliopus Bigelovii) Scoliopus Bigelovii also known as Fetid Adder’s Tongue is another unusual …

Herbaceous plants genus Veronica

Herbaceous plants genus Veronica

Doug Tallamy s Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded just keeps getting better and better. While I m not sure about his most recent edition of his book, arguably the bible of our age, but his website now offers a key to herbaceous plants . Here is an excerpt. Plant Genus Butterfly/moth species supported Goldenrod Solidago 115 Asters Aster 112 Sunflower Helianthus 73 Joe pye, Boneset Eupatorium 42 Morning glory Ipomoea 39 Sedges …

Herbaceous Plants, Shrubs

Herbaceous Plants, Shrubs

Aphids are well-known as pests of agriculture, horticulture and forestry, but they are also one of the most biologically interesting groups of plant-feeding insects, and thus have attracted the attention of biologists in many research fields such as ecology, biodiversity, physiology, behaviour and genetics. Following the successful format of previous books on the world s aphids by the same authors, these two volumes provide a comprehensive species-by-species account of the aphids …