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If you do a Google Image search with the picture in the question, you'll see the screenshot is from the 2000 movie The Patriot starring Mel Gibson. The movie's filming locations were mainly scattered around South Carolina, on the southern East Coast of the United States. I've spent a lot of time in the region, and the gray-ish fluffy stuff hanging off the ...


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Dead wood is indeed very important to the food chain, and to the ecology and biodiversity of a forest. Lots of biota depend on the presence of dead wood; many species of insects and fungi only live on dead wood. See for example this study of fungi in Danish Beech forests. The amount of dead wood present depends, apart from management, on the type of forest, ...


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As Saxon Druce has pointed out it looks very much like a eucalypt. Specifically a desert or savanna species such as the ghost gum (Corymbia aparrerinja). Other eucalypts (Eucalyptus and Corymbia spp.) have similar growth forms. The silhouette is obviously stylised and appears to have less foliage than a real eucalypt in order to make the profile neater. ...


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This is called "Red Powder Puff" or botanically Calliandra haematocephala. See the images (from the Wikipedia article): What you identified as the fruit appears to be the buds: Some more information can be found here.


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Meiosis does not determine sexual form. Eukaryotes use meiosis and fertilization to recombine genes to form new combinations. Meiosis does produce haploid cells from diploid cells, but that has nothing much to do with the sexual forms involved. In the case of the algal genus Chara, the organism's life cycle is entirely haploid except for the ...


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1) You know most bridges have vertical cylindrical pillars. This is probably because cylinder is among the strongest 3D structures to support anything. So, cylindrical trunk provide best support for tree crown. 2) Most accurate It is natural for any cell to grow equally in all directions. This, leads cells to expand in all directions equally in a circular ...


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Definition of "organic" in Science In science (esp. in chemistry), organic matter loosely refers to matter that eventually make up living beings are are remains of living beings. Typically organic matter consists of long chains of carbon surrounded by hydrogen atoms and a few oxygens and nitrogens (and eventually other things such as sulfur and ...


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no - USDA organic designation does not allow ANY biosolids of any class to be used on the land - and way not?? Because even class A still contains thousands of toxins - hardly any tested for. To call Biosolids organic matter is to do violence to the language - would you call a substance made up of 40% toxins (by weight) ORGANIC .....no.


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Many ornamental cherries are grown on a hardier root stock, that is, they are propagated by grafting onto hardy wild cherry saplings. This is because the ornamental variety will not produce offspring that are true to the parents, if they produce offspring at all. All are grafted plants and mainly on wild cherry (gean) rootstock. Such trees should be ...


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I'm no expert on plants but it could be a kalanchoe. That's based mainly on the leaf characteristics and size. There's some 120 or so species mainly originating from the old world. These are quite drought tolerant as yours seems to be. They are a common houseplant and there are ways to stimulate reflowering so that also makes it a good candidate. Image ...



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