In Livermore, a writer walks leisurely among the sycamore alluvial woodland.
The study and science of plants.
Why does fall excite so many sensory memories? Olfactory scientists explain.
A landscape engulfed in Cape ivy is difficult to take in. Scientists are turning to the plant’s natural enemy: a small South African fly.
Alice Eastwood made her reputation and found botanical immortality on Mount Tam.
The Mount Diablo Buckwheat disappeared in the 1930s. It was thought to be extinct. A single population was rediscovered in 2005. And then last year botanists found a new population numbering in the millions. How has this rarest of rare plants survived?
A new journal article tries to answer an ecological mystery at Point Reyes.
A lot of rain isn’t always the magic formula for flowers.
A Berkeley researcher studies trees that survive what for most is a death sentence
Some non-native species are okay. But not all of them.
Why would a scientist count a quarter of a million redwood tree rings?