Native wildflowers bank on seeds underground to endure drought

Native wildflowers were surprisingly resilient during California's most recent drought, even more so than exotic grasses. But signs of their resilience were not evident with showy blooms aboveground. Rather, they were found ...

Rocky Mountain wildflower season lengthens by more than a month

A unique 39-year study of wildflower blooms in a Colorado Rocky Mountain meadow shows more than two-thirds of alpine flowers have changed their blooming pattern in response to climate change. Not only are half the flowers ...

Battle for the bees

Bees and other pollinators aren't just pretty creatures, they work for us.

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