We’ve recently updated the BFS Plant List. Here are the changes: NEW ADDITIONS: Eleven new plants have been added to the list – five natives, four non-natives, and two California native that appear to have been planted – it seems that someone has been seeding the parkway with wildflowers! They new additions are: • Sunflower […]
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Twelve new plants have been added to the BFS plant list. Eight of them were spotted in the area that burned in the Foothill Fire (September 11, 2013); six of these eight had not been seen at the BFS previously (the other two had been seen but not previously identified). The other four additions come […]
We have just finished a major update to the BFS Plant List. Nomenclature has been updated to conform to The Jepson Manual, 2nd ed., CalPhotos links will now bring up photos of both the old and new names, links to herbarium specimen data have been updated, and BFS photo links now point to the BFS […]
…on finding a root of shepherd’s purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) open a seed-vessel. If the seed is yellow you will be rich, but if green you will be poor. Yorkshire Folklore BFS Manager Stephen Dreher has spotted a new addition for the BFS Plant List: Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris). Shepherd’s Purse, which originated in the Middle […]
The BFS plant list has been updated. The update includes taxonomic changes, additions and deletions of taxa, new photos and links to specimens at the Rancho Santa Ana and UC Riverside herbaria. As with all flora and fauna lists, expect additional modifications in the future. Some families need to be revisited and expanded or refined. […]
Two exciting new additions to the BFS website are now available as beta* versions. Please check them out and let us know if you spot any errors, have suggestions, etc. First is our BFS photo database browser, which you can check out at http://www.bfs.claremont.edu/photos/. We have nearly 1,000 photos loaded into our beta* version, and […]