Search found 6 matches

by JoshuaWalsh
Sun Feb 20, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Moss
Replies: 0
Views: 1120

Moss

Can some one help me with this please,I think it is a polytrichum, but I am not sure. I live in N.C its a very wide spread species here.
by JoshuaWalsh
Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:19 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Identifying a flowering tree/plant
Replies: 12
Views: 25752

Re: Identifying a flowering tree/plant

I just saw the post or I would have spoken earlier, the caster is easy to grow and a beautiful plant Theres many in my gardens, but the seeds coat you need to pay caution to..The seeds yield an oil that is used commercially. The coats of the seeds contain ricin, a deadly poison.
http://home.howstuffworks.com/castor-bean.htm
by JoshuaWalsh
Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:49 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Moss
Replies: 0
Views: 1503

Moss

Hello, I do not have a degree from school yet but I am very interested in Bryology, I have been looking online for a descriptive and informative book that can help me identify some of the mosses that I have photographed and also just learn more about them, but all I find are terribly expensive textb...
by JoshuaWalsh
Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plant Biology
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Plant Biology

Really enjoying the plant biology tutorial, if you have not read through it, i recommend it. its a fun read.
by JoshuaWalsh
Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mitosis
Replies: 2
Views: 1967

Re: mitosis

Thanks! that makes sense, I believe i was reading to much into just one part of what
I was studying..
by JoshuaWalsh
Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mitosis
Replies: 2
Views: 1967

mitosis

Hello, my name is Josh, I am very interested in ecology and botany, I am researching a few things to understand them a little better. Asexual (vegetative) reproduction produces only genetically identical offspring since all divisions are by mitosis. When I read this, a question came to mind, If the ...