Posts tagged “Campanulaceae”

Kitty Todd Nature Preserve

If you’re driving from Michigan to Pittsburgh, you’ll probably go through Ohio.  At least, that’s how the car-full of ecologists I was with did it.  Some people might advise you to find some (any) way around it. I had never been to Ohio before and was not particularly impressed from the highway, even though they […]

Stinkin’ Extinction

It’s time for your extinct plant of the week!  This week is a little less depressing than the last few.  Clermontia peleana are flowering trees in the bellflower family.  Many Clermontias have beautiful, showy flowers frequented by birds. Clermontia peleana isn’t actually completely extinct, though it is in pretty serious trouble.  While one of the […]