Euphobia amygdaloides (Wood Spurge): History, Characteristics, Varieties & More

Euphobia amygdaloides, also known as the wood spurge, is a perennial plant that is native to Europe particularly the woodlands and shady areas of southern and central regions and also parts of Asia. It’s a member of the Euphorbiaceae family, which is a fancy way of saying it’s related to poinsettias and rubber plants. The … Read more

Philodendron Jungle Boogie (aka Tiger Tooth): Origin, Facts & Care

The origins of the Philodendron, a popular and diverse genus of tropical plants, can be traced back to the lush rainforests of Central and South America. The name “Philodendron” is derived from the Greek words “philos,” meaning “love,” and “dendron,” meaning “tree,” reflecting the affectionate way these plants have been embraced by botanists and plant … Read more

18 Types of Orange Mushrooms (with Pictures) – Identification Guide

The term “orange mushroom” is a general description of mushrooms that have an orange color in their fruiting bodies, that is, their caps, stems and gills. However, this color can be pale yellow-orange to deep, vibrant orange and sometimes even reddish-orange or brownish-orange hues. Orange mushrooms belong to different fungal genera, including Amanita, Hygrocybe, Lactarius, … Read more

12 Difference Between Hay And Silage

Hay and Silage are two popular types of fodder used to feed livestock when fresh grazing is limited or unavailable particularly during winter or drought conditions. In this article, let us look at the major differences between of hay and silage based on production methods, nutritional profiles, storage requirements, advantages and disadvantages. What is Hay? … Read more

16 Types of White Lilies (Name & Pictures) — Identification Guide

Lilium is a genus of about 100 species of bulbous, herbaceous perennials native to Europe, North America and Asia south [Source: University of Missouri]. Lilies usually feature 6-tepaled flowers in a variety of shapes (trumpet, funnel, cup, bell, bowl or flat), sometimes nodding, sometimes with reflexed petals. Flowers are usually fragrant and can be in a … Read more

25 Types of Plants Found In Tundra (Facts, Names & Pictures)

Nestled within the coldest regions of our planet, the tundra biome is characterized by extreme cold temperatures, strong winds up to 100 miles per hour and permafrost, a factor that presents a challenging environment for life to thrive. Yet, against all odds, a number of plant species have evolved and adapted to these harsh conditions. … Read more

17 Types of Bee Balm Plants —(Old & Hybrid Varieties)

Monarda is a genus of annuals and herbaceous perennials from prairies and woodlands in North America. Some monardas are called bee balm and features bright flowers. Genus name honors Nicholas Monardes (1493-1588), physician and botanist of Seville. The name bee balm derives from the plant’s value in attracting native bees, butterflies and bumblebees, and from common … Read more