Seed Catalogues and Lists of Trees

This time the links are all about plants.

:: Dying trees send food to neighbouring trees, even those of another species. Of course this is thanks to mycorrhizal fungi; the article speculates a little about what evolutionary pressures might have produced this effect.

:: Maria Popova has released a book called Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees; brain pickings has some of the book’s photographs for you to peruse, and they are beautiful.

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