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Yellow Orange Fly Agaric
  Yellow Orange Fly Agaric March 13, 2009 2299
The Fly Agarics' are quite famous throughout history and are featured in many works of art and literary works. Most notably, the caterpillar that Alice talks to in "Through The Looking Glass" is seated on one. Noted by many for the toxic compounds which cause sweating, deep sleep, and disorientation. Yellow Orange Fly Agaric
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Squirrels
  Squirrels March 14, 2009 1008
Squirrels aren't picky. They'll show up in your garden and have a feeding frenzy on your seedlings, berries, fruit, vegetables - even roots and bark. Sometimes they'll attack your larger flowers and will dig up bulbs and newly planted seeds.

You`re more likely to encounter squirrels if you leave near fields or wild land. In the spring and summer, you'll see most squirrels active in mid
Squirrels
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fadinha_green
Orange mycena or Lea's mycena
  Orange mycena or Lea's mycena March 15, 2009 1970
Lea's mycena, is a North American species of saprobic fungi in the genus Mycena, family Tricholomataceae. Characterized by their bright orange caps and stalks and reddish-orange gill edges, they usually grow in dense clusters on deciduous logs. The pigment responsible for the orange color in this species has antibiotic properties. Orange mycena or Lea's mycena
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Oranje Jelly
  Oranje Jelly March 15, 2009 2124
Dacrymyces palmatus is a yellow-orange jelly fungus which closely mimics Tremella mesenterica, the common Witch's Butter. The two taxa are best told apart in the field by differences in habit and substrate. Tremella mesenterica is a parasite of Stereum species and typically fruits with its host on hardwoods usually with intact bark. In contrast, Dacrymyces palmatus occurs on decorticated conifer w Oranje Jelly
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Jenny_Smith
Jenny_Smith
Cedar-Apple and Quince Rusts
  Cedar-Apple and Quince Rusts March 18, 2009 2810
Cedar-apple rust and quince rust affect two groups of vastly utilized landscape plants. The cedar-apple rust fungus overwinters in galls that may grow to several inches in diameter on eastern red cedar and several other junipers. In the spring, brightly-colored, gelatinous horns emerge from the galls during wet weather. These horns consist of masses of spores that are spread by wind to newly-emerg Cedar-Apple and Quince Rusts
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fadinha
Angel's Trumpet
  Angel's Trumpet March 18, 2009 4589
Brugmansia is a genus of six species of flowering plants in the family Solanaceae, native to subtropical regions of South America, along the Andes from Colombia to northern Chile, and also in southeastern Brazil. They are known as Angel's Trumpets, sharing that name with the closely related genus Datura. Brugmansia differs from Datura in being perennial and woody (Datura species are herbaceous), a Angel's Trumpet
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Yellow Wild Iris
  Yellow Wild Iris March 18, 2009 5965
Species include:
Dietes species:

* Dietes bicolor (Yellow Wild Iris, Peacock Flower, Butterfly Iris)

* Dietes grandiflora (Wild Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fairy Iris)

* Dietes iridioides (Wild Iris, African Iris, Cape Iris, Fortnight Lily, Morea Iris)

* Dietes robinsoniana (Wedding Lily)

D. bicolor has cream or yellow flowers.

D. grandiflora and
Yellow Wild Iris
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rebecca
rebecca
Dandelion - Taraxacum
  Dandelion - Taraxacum March 21, 2009 1616
The species of Taraxacum are tap-rooted biennial or perennial herbaceous plants, native to temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere of the Old World.

The leaves are 525 cm long or longer, simple and basal, entire or lobed, forming a rosette above the central taproot. The flower head, are yellow to orange colored, and are open in the daytime but closes at night. The heads are borne
Dandelion - Taraxacum
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Squash Bug , Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug
  Squash Bug , Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug March 29, 2009 2157
Anasa tristis of the family Coreidae is a major pest of squash and pumpkins, and is a vector of Yellow Vine Decline disease. These bugs can emit an unpleasant odor when disturbed.
This is the "squash bug" of North America, but properly it is known as Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug since "squash bug" is a name applied to any common Coreidae that include Cucurbita among
Squash Bug , Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Orange Marigold
  Orange Marigold April 03, 2009 1455
These are common flowers in much of the northern hemisphere. They don't require much maintenance, and they ward of alot of bad insects. They are great to have around many of your plants to keep them healthy. Orange Marigold
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Get a Head Start on Your Summer Flower Garden
  Get a Head Start on Your Summer Flower Garden April 04, 2009 779
Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor

For a successful summer flower garden, "plan before you plant" should be your motto. Take advantage of this lull before outdoor planting time to map out your garden and determine what plants you need to buy.
Planning before you purchase is particularly important when flower bulbs and annuals will be
Get a Head Start on Your Summer Flower Garden
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orchidman
Blc Lily Marie Almas 'Sun Bulb'
  Blc Lily Marie Almas 'Sun Bulb' April 05, 2009 3162
Red Orange Orchid Blc Lily Marie Almas 'Sun Bulb'
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orchidman
Phalaenopsis Green Orange Orchid
  Phalaenopsis Green Orange Orchid April 05, 2009 1883
Phalaenopsis Green Orange Orchid Phalaenopsis Green Orange Orchid
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orchidman
Phalaenopsis  Little Red Orange Orchid
  Phalaenopsis Little Red Orange Orchid April 05, 2009 2453
Phalaenopsis Little Red Orange Orchid Phalaenopsis  Little Red Orange Orchid
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orchidman
Masdevallia Highland Fliing
  Masdevallia Highland Fliing April 05, 2009 1191
Orange Masdevallia Masdevallia Highland Fliing
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orchidman
Paphiopedilum Green Horizon
  Paphiopedilum Green Horizon April 06, 2009 1528
Paphiopedilum Striped Spotted Orange Paphiopedilum Green Horizon
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orchidman
Oncidium Sweet Sugar Empress
  Oncidium Sweet Sugar Empress April 06, 2009 2061
Oncidium Orchid Yellow Orange Oncidium Sweet Sugar Empress
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orchidman
Dendrobium White Orange Orchid
  Dendrobium White Orange Orchid April 06, 2009 2103
Dendrobium White Orange Orchid
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Dendrobium Orchid White Orange
  Dendrobium Orchid White Orange April 06, 2009 2267
Dendrobium Orchid White Orange
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Orange Yellow Tropical Flowers
  Orange Yellow Tropical Flowers April 06, 2009 2017
Orange Yellow Tropical Flowers
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Fly agaric or fly Amanita
  Fly agaric or fly Amanita April 11, 2009 4696
Amanita muscaria, commonly known as the fly agaric or fly Amanita, is a poisonous and psychoactive basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita. Native throughout the temperate and boreal regions of the Northern Hemisphere, Amanita muscaria has been unintentionally introduced to many countries in the Southern Hemisphere, generally as a symbiont with pine plantations, and is now a true co Fly agaric or fly Amanita
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MrFlores
Hyacinth
  Hyacinth April 13, 2009 2965

The most common Hyacinth is the Dutch, or Common Hyacinth (H. orientalis). This hyacinth has a single dense spike of fragrant flowers in shades of red, blue, white, orange, pink, violet, or yellow. A form of the common hyacinth is the less hardy and smaller blue or white-petalled Roman hyacinth of florists. These flowers should have indirect sunlight and are to be moderately watered.
Hyacinth
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Bougainvillea
  Bougainvillea April 13, 2009 2298
Bougainvillea is a genus of flowering plants native to South America from Brazil west to Peru and south to southern Argentina (Chubut Province). Different authors accept between four and 18 species in the genus. The name comes from Louis Antoine de Bougainville, an admiral in the French Navy who discovered the plant in Brazil in 1768.

They are thorny, woody, vines growing anywhere from 1-1
Bougainvillea
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MrFlores
Giant Orange Tulip
  Giant Orange Tulip April 13, 2009 2374
Giant Orange Tulip
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 Cyclamineus Daffodil orange corona
  Cyclamineus Daffodil orange corona April 13, 2009 1352
Cyclamineus Daffodil orange corona  Cyclamineus Daffodil orange corona
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Tazetta Daffodils - White Orange
  Tazetta Daffodils - White Orange April 13, 2009 2054
Tazetta Daffodils White Orange Tazetta Daffodils - White Orange
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MrFlores
White Orange Split Corona Daffodils
  White Orange Split Corona Daffodils April 13, 2009 1522
White Orange Split Corona Daffodils
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artatom100
 Japanese Quince
  Japanese Quince April 20, 2009 8742
Chaenomeles japonica
Flowering quince, Orange Flower Vine, Maule's Quince or Japanese Quince.
Chaenomeles is a genus of three species of deciduous spiny shrubs
These plants are related to the Quince (Cydonia oblonga) and the Chinese Quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis).
The leaves are alternately arranged, simple, and have a serrated margin. The flowers are 34.5 cm diameter,
 Japanese Quince
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gardengeek
Orange Tulips
  Orange Tulips April 21, 2009 1448
Orange Tulips
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Dazzling Magenta Orange Pansy
  Dazzling Magenta Orange Pansy April 28, 2009 4346
Dazzling Magenta Orange Pansy
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gardengeek
Henbit Deadnettle
  Henbit Deadnettle April 29, 2009 7159
Member of the Mint Family, Lamiaceae. Winter annual.

Some say their name comes from the fact that chickens love to eat them, Hen-food or "Hen-Bit".
Has a square stem with strange leaves that look like they are all skewered by the stem in a mini-skirt configuration. The leaves have palmate veination and crinkle around the edges. The leaves are covered with hair-like filaments
Henbit Deadnettle
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gardengeek
gardengeek
American Robin
  American Robin May 01, 2009 5097
Known as the The Red-Breasted Thrush or American Red-Breasted Robin.
The American Robin's diet consists of invertebrates (such as beetle grubs and caterpillars), fruits and berries.
Its nest consists of long coarse grass, twigs, paper, and feathers, and is smeared with mud and often cushioned with grass or other soft materials. It is among the first birds to sing at dawn, and its song cons
American Robin
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lorincook
Malibar Chestnut (Money Tree)
  Malibar Chestnut (Money Tree) May 01, 2009 7318
Pachira aquatica is a tropical wetland tree native to Central and South America where it grows in swamps. It is known by the common names Malabar chestnut, Guiana chestnut, provision tree, saba nut, and is commercially sold under the name money tree and money plant.

Pachira aquatica can grow up to 18 m (59.1 ft) in height in the wild. It has shiny green palmate leaves with lanceolate leafl
Malibar Chestnut (Money Tree)
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gardengeek
gardengeek
House Sparrow - City Sparrow
  House Sparrow - City Sparrow May 02, 2009 6733
The sparrow is a bully bird that attacks less aggressive pest killing birds. It is smaller than the birds it attacks, so it isn't possible to narrow entrance holes to nests to exclude them. House Sparrows kill adult bluebirds and other native cavity nesters and their young, smash their eggs, and take over their nesting sites

The male is orange-brown with white cheeks and black lines around
House Sparrow - City Sparrow
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artatom100
Kidney-leaved Violet
  Kidney-leaved Violet May 02, 2009 5611
This is one of the first flowers to bloom in spring. Soon after the flowers wilt and don't reappear until the next season.

Kidney-leaved violet reproduces by both sexual and vegetative means.

Smooth White Violet; Viola macloskeyi

Sweet White Violet; Viola blanda
Violets are super high in vitamins A and C. The leaves have as much vitamin C as 4 oranges. The flowers have been
Kidney-leaved Violet
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Red-tailed Bumble Bee
  Red-tailed Bumble Bee May 04, 2009 3541
Orange Band Bumble Bee

Bumble bees can sting many times.
This creature helps by:

You can attract this creature by:
Flowers and plants in general will attrack the bumble bee.
Red-tailed Bumble Bee
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gardengeek
Orange Yellow Pansy
  Orange Yellow Pansy May 04, 2009 1080
Orange Yellow Pansy
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Orange Yellow  Petunia
  Orange Yellow Petunia May 04, 2009 3668
Orange Yellow  Petunia
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gardengeek
Orange Brown Tulip
  Orange Brown Tulip May 04, 2009 1125
Orange Brown Tulip
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lorincook
Tomato, Mr. Stripey
  Tomato, Mr. Stripey May 05, 2009 3153
Very nice looking tomatoes, but many people who have tried them regard them as being not that good as tomatoes go. Plant produces a very small number of fruits, and is very late to mature.

Plants are sometimes said to produce large fruits, but most people say that their attempts yielded small sized fruits.

Sue Browning says "This 1800's heirloom from the Mid-Atlantic states is
Tomato, Mr. Stripey
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Orange California Poppy
  Orange California Poppy May 06, 2009 7416
Bright Orange Wildflower
Pink Rimmed Flower bud with red tipped leaves

Eschscholzia californica is the official flower of California.
April 6 is "California Poppy Day".

After pollination, it has grows long, green, witch-hat buds with pink rims.

California poppy leaves can be used medicinally.
The pollen was used by india
Orange California Poppy
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Jorge2009
African Daisy Pink
  African Daisy Pink May 06, 2009 1967
Pink, Blue, and Orange African Daisy African Daisy Pink
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Leslie
Yellow African Daisy
  Yellow African Daisy May 06, 2009 4004
Yellow flower with a mix of orange and purple at the center. Yellow African Daisy
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gardengeek
Red Horse Chestnut
  Red Horse Chestnut May 08, 2009 14628
Orange Pink Shrub Flower

soapberry family (Sapindaceae).

The North American species are known as Buckeyes and the Eurasian species as Horse Chestnuts. The Buckeye blooms in summer and the Horse Chestnut in late spring.
edible acorn.
the term "horse" refers to their strength or inedibility,


Red
Red Horse Chestnut
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gardengeek
Orange Asiatic Lilly
  Orange Asiatic Lilly May 08, 2009 4817
Orange Asiatic Lilly
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gardengeek
Orange Sun Star Flower
  Orange Sun Star Flower May 08, 2009 11486


Orange Sun Star Flower
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gardengeek
Woodlouse spider - Red Spider
  Woodlouse spider - Red Spider May 09, 2009 5469
Shiney red and orange-yellow garden spider.
They eat only woodlice (AKA: potato bugs, pill bugs, rolly-polly bug etc.)

During the day, the Woodlouse spider sleeps in a silk nest. At night, he hunts woodlouse (Potato Bugs).

They have giant fangs, or chelicerae. These are used to pierce the shell of the woolouse.

The woodlouse spider will bite if it's handled too
Woodlouse spider - Red Spider
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Orange Rununculus Flower
  Orange Rununculus Flower May 10, 2009 1734
Ranunculus means "Little Frog" Orange Rununculus Flower
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Canna Lily
  Canna Lily May 18, 2009 1765
Height x width: 18-48" x 12-24"

Growth rate: moderate to fast

Foliage:large to 2' long and 6" wide or more, simple, entire, banana-like, sheathing petioles; green, purplish or blue-green

Flowers: 4-6" across, terminal raceme or panicle, asymmetric flowers; red, orange, yellow, pink, occasionally white, sometimes spotted; often resembles gladiolus or butt
Canna Lily
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Crocosmia
  Crocosmia May 18, 2009 1953


Height x width: 2-3 x 1-2

Growth habit: upright, clump forming from corms

Growth rate: moderate

Foliage: lance- or sword-shaped, 1-3 long and 1-2" wide, green, mainly arising from corm or base of stems; resemble gladiolus leaves

Flowers: in clusters on branched and wiry spikes, arching near tips, and often above the foliage; individual florets mostl
Crocosmia
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DrPerry
Crocus, Dutch
  Crocus, Dutch May 18, 2009 1638
Height x width: 6" x 3"

Growth rate: fast, early

Foliage: linear and grass-like to 4" long emerging from base at time of flowering or just after, often with central white stripe; withering early in season

Flowers: among earliest spring flowers in March-April, white to purple and often striped, wrapped in sheathing bracts as they emerge, balloon-like appearanc
Crocus, Dutch
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lorincook
Pepper, Ivory Bell
  Pepper, Ivory Bell May 21, 2009 4845
A 1991 introduction from Northrup-King. Ivory is the size of a standard bell like Yolo Wonder. It starts out as a pale green and turns sort of an ivory color at maturity. It is quite an attention getter and is tasty. It is very tender and especially good in salads. It does attract more critter damage than the green bells.

3 to 4 lobes and blocky shape. It retains its creamy white color for
Pepper, Ivory Bell
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lorincook
lorincook
Scalloped Sunburst Squash (Yellow Pattypan Squash)
  Scalloped Sunburst Squash (Yellow Pattypan Squash) May 21, 2009 3484
60 days. Sunburst is a deep yellow scallopini that has a bright yellow/orange color. Delicious as it is colorful, and it's the earliest and most productive of the yellow scallopini, to boot! Vigorous 3 foot bush habit. Can be picked from baby size up to 6-8 inches across without losing its tender, buttery flavor.

In most of the West, April is the month to sow seed. Pick a spot in full sun
Scalloped Sunburst Squash (Yellow Pattypan Squash)
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gardengeek
Convergent Ladybug Beetle
  Convergent Ladybug Beetle May 23, 2009 12518
The Convergent Ladybug Beetle is the most common of all ladybugs. AKA: "Ladybird Beetle".
The eggs are tiny and yellow. They usually lay their eggs on a plant somewhere.

The ladybug larvae is black with yellow-orange-red dots.
After molting a few times, the larvae create a spike covered cocoon. This pupa stage lasts for up to two weeks.

These beetles only live
Convergent Ladybug Beetle
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gardengeek
Orange 9 Spot Ladybug
  Orange 9 Spot Ladybug June 07, 2009 3049

This creature helps by:

You can attract this creature by:
Orange 9 Spot Ladybug
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Collomia Grandiflora
  Collomia Grandiflora June 07, 2009 1687
Orange Collomia Flower
Little Orange Wild Flowers
Collomia Grandiflora
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Leslie
Orange Wild Mushroom
  Orange Wild Mushroom June 09, 2009 1566


Orange Wild Mushroom
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GardenINg
GardenINg First Post
  GardenINg First Post June 22, 2009 1006
Hi! I was very happy to find this site the other day and I hope to post every so often here. I do Have another Gardening blog over on wordpress but I won't make you run around trying to find it. I will repost my blogs here and up-date then with new tips and any tidbits I can think of. I love to help people with garden troubles so stop by and have a chat some time. Here is the first of a 5 part se GardenINg First Post
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gardengeek
Sunflower
  Sunflower July 03, 2009 3748
The term "sunflower" is used to refer to all plants of the genus Helianthus, many of which are perennial plants.

The florets within the sunflower's cluster are arranged in a spiral pattern. Typically each floret is oriented toward the next by approximately the golden angle, 137.5°, producing a pattern of interconnecting spirals where the number of left spirals and the number
Sunflower
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Orange Chicken of the Woods
  Orange Chicken of the Woods July 20, 2009 4617
Orange Chicken of the Woods Mushroom with white pigments

Laetiporus is a genus of edible mushrooms found throughout much of the world. Some species are commonly known as sulphur shelf, chicken of the woods, the chicken mushroom, or the chicken fungus because many think they taste like chicken. The name "chicken of the woods" also refers to the edible polypore, Maitake (Grifola fr
Orange Chicken of the Woods
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Orange/Red Mushroom
  Orange/Red Mushroom July 20, 2009 3081
This mushroom is very similar to the other I found at the other beach, which is very close by.

The trail is also very humid with not much sun light.
Orange/Red Mushroom
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gardengeek
Orange Daylily
  Orange Daylily July 20, 2009 1825
Orange Daylily
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Orange Cosmos, Sulfur Cosmos, Yellow Cosmos
  Orange Cosmos, Sulfur Cosmos, Yellow Cosmos July 22, 2009 7459
Cosmos sulphureus' native habitat is Central America.

This species of Cosmos is considered a half-hardy annual, although plants may re-appear via self-sowing for several years. Its foliage is opposite and pinnately divided. The plant height varies from one to seven feet. The original and its cultivars appear in shades of yellow, orange, and red. It is especially popular in Korea and Japan,
Orange Cosmos, Sulfur Cosmos, Yellow Cosmos
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Evening Primrose
  Evening Primrose July 31, 2009 4338
Primulaceae
Evening-Primrose, Suncups, and Sundrops.

The whole plant was used to prepare an infusion with astringent and sedative properties. It was considered to be effective in healing asthmatic coughs, gastro-intestinal disorders, whooping cough and as a sedative pain-killer.

Young roots can be eaten like a vegetable (with a peppery flavor), or the shoots can be e
Evening Primrose
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Croton Petra
  Croton Petra August 05, 2009 8567
In tropical climates, crotons make attractive hedges and potted patio specimens, valued for their striking foliage. They only survive outdoors where temperatures do not normally drop below 10° to 13° C in winter; colder temperatures can cause leaf loss. In colder climates, the plants are grown in greenhouses or as house plants. The cultivated garden crotons are usually smaller than the wil Croton Petra
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 Monique Fig Tree
  Monique Fig Tree August 05, 2009 5250
Ficus benjamina is often sold in stores as a "Ficus".
It is the official tree of Bangkok, Thailand.
In its native range, its small fruit are a favorite food of some birds, such as the Superb Fruit-dove, Wompoo Fruit-dove, Pink-spotted Fruit-dove, Ornate Fruit-dove, Orange-bellied Fruit-dove, Torresian Imperial-pigeon, Purple-tailed Imperial-pigeon.
In tropical latitudes, the Wee
 Monique Fig Tree
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fadinha
Red Ixora & Light Orange Ixora
  Red Ixora & Light Orange Ixora August 05, 2009 3817
Red Ixora & Light Orange Ixora
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Curly Leaf Croton, Croton Curly Boy
  Curly Leaf Croton, Croton Curly Boy August 07, 2009 18542
What they do have in common are rather thick evergreen alternate leaves, tiny inconspicuous star-shaped yellow flowers that hang down in long racemes, and a milky sap that bleeds from cut stems. Depending on the cultivar, the leaves may be ovate to linear, entire to deeply lobed, and variegated with green, white, purple, orange, yellow, red or pink. The colors may follow the veins, the margins or Curly Leaf Croton, Croton Curly Boy
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gardengeek
American Mountain Ash, Rowan Tree
  American Mountain Ash, Rowan Tree August 11, 2009 9741
Pyracantha

Orange Berry Tree

Pyracantha berries may not poisonous as commonly thought, although they are very bitter, they are edible when cooked and are sometimes made into jelly.

The seeds are high in cyanide, which can be fatal in large doses.
American Mountain Ash, Rowan Tree
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Scarlet Star
  Scarlet Star August 12, 2009 3574
Guzmania lingulata or Scarlet Star is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family, subfamily Tillandsioideae. Foliage grows in a star-shaped basal rosette which culminates in an orange and red bracted inflorescence. They are among the most commonly cultivated bromeliad types. Scarlet Star
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Orange Calla Lily
  Orange Calla Lily August 15, 2009 2265
Callas are not real lilies as they are not part of the lily family (liliaceae). Their white relative, Zantedeschia aethipica, is considered an invasive species in California. Orange Calla Lily
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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
  Kalanchoe blossfeldiana August 17, 2009 4717
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is a commonly cultivated house plant of the genus Kalanchoe. They are succulent plants and can grow up to 12". The flowers consist of four petals and can be red, purple, orange, yellow and white and the plant may flower all year round. Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
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Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower, Strelitzia
  Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower, Strelitzia August 22, 2009 5997
The plant grows to 2 m (6½ ft) tall, with large, strong leaves 25-70 cm (10-28 in) long and 10-30 cm (4-12 in) broad, produced on petioles up to 1 m (about 40 in) long. The leaves are evergreen and arranged in two ranks, making a fan-shaped crown. The flowers stand above the foliage at the tips of long stalks. The hard, beak-like sheath from which the flower emerges is termed the spathe. Th Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower, Strelitzia
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Great Spangled Fritillary
  Great Spangled Fritillary August 23, 2009 3481
This butterfly is one of the largest of the greater fritillaries, with a wingspan of 62-88 mm. On the upperside of the wings, you will see an orange-brown color with a black pattern of lines and spots throughout. The males happen to be a bit brighter than the females. On the underside, the forewing is similar. However, on the hindwing, rather than black, you will find a beautiful metallic silver s Great Spangled Fritillary
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Carambola or Starfruit
  Carambola or Starfruit August 26, 2009 5882
Carambolas are best consumed when ripe, when they are yellow with a light shade of green. It will also have brown ridges at the five edges and feel firm. An overripe fruit will be yellow with brown spots.

The fruit is entirely edible, including the slightly waxy skin. It is sweet without being overwhelming and extremely juicy. The taste is difficult to compare, but it has been likened to a
Carambola or Starfruit
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Horned melon
  Horned melon August 30, 2009 7688
Often known by it's nickname in the southeastern United States - blowfish fruit - it is grown for its fruit, which looks like an oval melon with horn-like spines. The fruit of this plant is edible, but it is used as often for decoration as for food.
In Zimbabwe, this cucumber is called 'gaka' or 'gakachika' and it is primarily used as a fruit-snack, salad and rarely for decoration. It is e
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Cacao
  Cacao September 01, 2009 3223
The tree is today found growing wild in the low foothills of the Andes at elevations of around 200400 m (650-1300 ft) in the Amazon and Orinoco river basins. It requires a humid climate with regular rainfall and good soil. It is an understory tree, growing best with some overhead shade.
The flowers are produced in clusters directly on the trunk and older branches; they are small, 12 cm (1/2
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Blossom
Chinese Trumpet Vine
  Chinese Trumpet Vine September 03, 2009 4864
Trumpet Vine, also trumpet creeper, trumpet flower, or trumpet honeysuckle, common name for either of two species of woody vines with brilliant trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in summer. The common trumpet vine, a hardy plant that can survive temperatures as low as -34° C (-29° F), is native to North America and the Chinese trumpet vine is native to Asia.
Trumpet vines are deciduous
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Fly Amarita????????
  Fly Amarita???????? September 22, 2009 2562
Cap on this picture is about 10-12 inches across. Others in group varied from 3 or 4 inches up. Smaller ones were closed, like the one Alice's caterpillar sat on, some were flat, the largest ones looked like this. None were red, the orange color was actually a lttle more vivid than this photo. This is a cell photo, I didn't have my camera along, so a friend snapped the pic.
My ID problem i
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dgillespie1
  September 24, 2009 2158
Verigated yellow and orange. 5 to 6 layers. Saucer size shelves. Smells faintly like a Morrell. Can anyone help me identify?
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Unknown Mushroom
  Unknown Mushroom October 20, 2009 2605
Scattered throughout the forest floor, not grouped together. Beautiful hunter orange color. Unknown Mushroom
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Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Blue-and-gold Macaw, Arara-canindé
  Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Blue-and-gold Macaw, Arara-canindé October 25, 2009 2246
The Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), also known as the Blue-and-gold Macaw, is a member of the group of large Neotropical parrots known as macaws. It breeds in forest (especially varzea, but also in open sections of Terra Firme) and woodland of tropical South America from Trinidad and Venezuela, south to Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, and Paraguay. It barely extends into Central America, where re Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Blue-and-gold Macaw, Arara-canindé
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heidbenati
Tucano Toco, Toco Toucan
  Tucano Toco, Toco Toucan October 25, 2009 1860
The Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco) is the largest and arguably best known species in the toucan family. It is found in semi-open habitats throughout a large part of central and eastern South America. It is a common attraction in zoos.

The Toco Toucan has a striking plumage with a mainly black body, a white throat, chest and uppertail-coverts, and red undertail-coverts. What appears to be a
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Episcia - Flame Violets
  Episcia - Flame Violets October 25, 2009 2709
Episcia is a genus of about 8 species belonging to the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae. The species are found in the tropical regions of Central America and South America (frequently cultivated elsewhere and sometimes naturalizing in tropical regions). The species are perennial herbaceous plants characterized by a stoloniferous habit, red (rarely orange, pink, blue or yellow) flowers, and freq Episcia - Flame Violets
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Red and Orange Ixora Flower
  Red and Orange Ixora Flower October 25, 2009 8034
Red and Orange Ixora Flower
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CAPE GOOSEBERRY
  CAPE GOOSEBERRY November 02, 2009 5303

Physalis peruviana L.

Relates Species: Clammy Ground Cherry (Physalis heterophylla), Tomatillo (P. ixocarpa), Purple Ground Cherry (P. philadelphica), Strawberry Tomato (P. pruinosa), Ground Cherry, Husk Tomato (P. pubescens), Sticky Ground Cherry (P. viscosa). There is considerable confusion in the literature concerning the various species. Hybrids between them are also known.
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Orange Lichen
  Orange Lichen November 03, 2009 1222
Orange Lichen
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heidbenati
Black Swallowtail Butterfly
  Black Swallowtail Butterfly November 24, 2009 1397
The Black Swallowtail, Papilio polyxenes, also called the American or parsnip swallowtail[1], is a butterfly found throughout much of North America. It is the state butterfly of Oklahoma. There is an extremely similar-appearing species, Papilio joanae that occurs in the Ozark Mountains region, but it appears to be closely related to Papilio machaon, rather than polyxenes.

The Black Swallowt
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gardengeek
Canna Lily  - Yellow King Humbert
  Canna Lily - Yellow King Humbert December 29, 2009 3709
Orange Yellow Lily Canna Lily  - Yellow King Humbert
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gardengeek
Butterfly Weed
  Butterfly Weed January 05, 2010 3467
Extracts in herbalism and by Native Americans were used as an expectorant for wet coughs and other pulmonary ailments.

The plant looks similar to the Lanceolate Milkweed (Asclepias lanceolata), but is uniquely identified by the larger number of flowers, and the hairy stems that are not milky when broken. It is most commonly found in fields with dry soil.
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gardengeek
Orange Tree
  Orange Tree January 05, 2010 4448
The orange is a hybrid of ancient cultivated origin, possibly between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and mandarin (Citrus reticulata).

All citrus trees are of the single genus, Citrus, and remain largely interbreedable; that is, there is only one "superspecies" which includes grapefruits, lemons, limes, and oranges. Nevertheless, names have been given to the various members of the genus,
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Squash Bug , Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug
  Squash Bug , Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug January 06, 2010 3658
Anasa tristis of the family Coreidae is a major pest of squash and pumpkins, and is a vector of Yellow Vine Decline disease. These bugs can emit an unpleasant odor when disturbed.
This is the "squash bug" of North America, but properly it is known as Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug since "squash bug" is a name applied to any common Coreidae that include Cucurbita among their
Squash Bug , Orange-tipped Leaf-footed Bug
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Mango Tree
  Mango Tree January 06, 2010 20711
Mango is now cultivated as a fruit tree in frost-free tropical and warmer subtropical climates like the Indian subcontinent; nearly half of the world's mangoes are cultivated in India alone.

A ripe mango is generally sweet, although the taste varies from variety to variety. The texture of the flesh varies between cultivars, some having a soft, pulpy texture similar to an over-ripe plum, whi
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Orange and Blue Heliconia
  Orange and Blue Heliconia January 06, 2010 2546
Orange and Blue Heliconia
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Orange Solan
  Orange Solan January 06, 2010 1437
Orange Solan
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tedbenati
Orange Fung Mushroom - Cantharellus Cibarius
  Orange Fung Mushroom - Cantharellus Cibarius January 14, 2010 2864
A terra estava úmida, devido a proximidade com a cachoeira. Os fungos cogumelos laranjas também estavam úmidos. São muito sensíveis ao toque humano. Essa espécie de fungos não costumam nascer somente em lugares úmidos. Esses, em especial, estavam assim devido a região. Orange Fung Mushroom - Cantharellus Cibarius
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Small Orange Flower
  Small Orange Flower February 15, 2010 2181
Small Orange Flower
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Japanese Quince
  Japanese Quince April 17, 2010 4889


It is hard and sour when it is raw. If done right, this fruit can be made into liqueurs, marmalade and preserves.

It tastes like a cross between a pear and a lemon. It is actually quite good raw, but would taste better with some sugar etc.
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Matrix Orange Pansy
  Matrix Orange Pansy April 29, 2010 2409
Matrix Orange Pansy
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BLACK BUTTERFLY WITH BLUE AND WHITE AND ORANGE SPOTS  UNDERNEATH
  BLACK BUTTERFLY WITH BLUE AND WHITE AND ORANGE SPOTS UNDERNEATH May 09, 2010 9217
BLACK BUTTERFLY WITH BLUE AND WHITE AND ORANGE SPOTS  UNDERNEATH

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