Monthly Archives: November 2017

Plant of the Week: California Poppy

This entry is from Lucas Costner, an undergraduate horticulture major at Oregon State University.  It highlights one of the plants that Aaron Anderson is using in his research. Having moved to Oregon from Michigan this past spring, one of my first … Continue reading

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Pollinator of the Week: Virescent Green Metallic Bee

This entry is from Lucas Costner, an undergraduate horticulture student at Oregon State University. It highlights a common Oregon pollinator. While there are approximately 4,000 species of native bees in the United States (an estimated 500 of which call Oregon home), … Continue reading

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Pollinator of the Week: Western Tiger Swallowtail

This entry is from Lucas Costner, an undergraduate horticulture student at Oregon State University. It highlights a common Oregon pollinator. A common feature of the urban and suburban landscape, a street lined with large London plane trees (Platanus x acerifolia), complete … Continue reading

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Plant of the Week: Douglas Aster

This entry is from Lucas Costner, an undergraduate horticulture major at Oregon State University.  It highlights one of the plants that Aaron Anderson is using in his research. A common and much-beloved Northwest native, the Douglas aster, happens to be a … Continue reading

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