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Identify over 3,000 New England plants by using our Full Identification Key, including technical multiple-access and dichotomous keys to families, genera, and species. Also learn about subspecies and varieties native to our region.Learn More
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Go Botany encourages informal, self-directed education in botany for science students and beginning and amateur botanists. Professors, teachers, and environmental educators can share curricula and teaching ideas.Learn More
Plant of the Day: Streptopus lanceolatus lance-leaved twistedstalk
Lance-leaved twistedstalk has sessile but not clasping leaves as does its congener clasping-leaved twistedstalk (Streptopus amplexifolius). The name twistedstalk refers to the bent or twisted flower stalk and zig-zag stem. The Cherokee ate the young greens, and other tribes ...Learn More
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