Certain flowers fluoresce, giving off a spooky light.
A cactus commonly found in Mexico can help clean up dirty water.
The bunchberry dogwood shoots pollen into the air at an amazing speed.
A Venus flytrap stores energy to allow its hinged leaves to snap shut quickly.
Some plants can hitchhike along invisible freeways of wind to reach distant places.
Adding a gene from a wild potato to the varieties we eat could stop a devastating potato disease.
Cottonwood trees grow better in New York City than in rural places around the state.
A shift toward slower-growing trees might make Earth’s climate warm up even faster.
Turning to face the sun helps snow buttercups make better pollen.