Dried fruit pods of eastern redbud

Botanical Nerd Word: Complanate

Complanate: Flattened* For example, the complanate fruit pods of eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis). *Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated glossary (2nd ed.). Spring Lake: Spring Lake …

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Bare tree branches against a blue sky

Botanical Nerd Word: Denudate

Denudate: Stripped bare; denuded.* With the cold weather settling in, our deciduous trees have taken on their denudate winter appearance. *Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated …

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a potted pencil cactus

Botanical Nerd Word: Aphyllous

Aphyllous: Without leaves.* This Pencil Cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli) does not produce leaves. It photosynthesises with its bare stems. *Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated glossary (2nd …

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Art Exhibits

Rotating exhibitions are displayed in the Weston Family Library. Open to the public during library hours. Nature is All Around: Artworks by Nicole Tamir  February 29th to April 30th, 2020 Artist’s Statement …

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