Acer saccharum, the sugar maple or rock maple

Acer saccharum – Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Sapindales Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Acer Species: A. saccharum Characteristics Sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marshall) is a deciduous tree from the Sapindaceae family. It grows to 30 m in height, the canopy is thick and oval. The bark is brownish-gray and …

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Date palm-Phoenix dactylifera

Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Monocots Clade: Commelinids Order: Arecales Family: Arecaceae Genus: Phoenix Species: P. dactylifera Characteristics The date palm tree or common date (Phoenix dactylifera L.) It is a plant from the palm family (Arecaceae). The tree is erect, robust, unbranched, growing up to 30 m high, leafy canopy up …

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Forest Service Proposes Reopening Road Through Grizzly Habitat

The southern border isn’t the only place where Trump Administration proposals are stirring controversy. Officials with the Idaho Panhandle National Forests issued a draft record of decision to rebuild a long-abandoned stretch of road just south of the Canadian border for use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents. Wildlife advocates cried foul, saying the …

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