Posts Tagged ‘dino trail’

Bananas? by , Ranger

May 23rd, 2012

Banana Trees at the Museum? You might expect to see banana trees in the Conservatory of the Butterfly House with all of its tropical butterflies fluttering about, but did you know that they grow along the Dinosaur Trail? The most common variety of banana tree grown in our area is a cold hardy species called […] Read the rest of this entry »

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Horsetail, you say? by , Ranger

June 23rd, 2011

If you’ve been to the Dinosaur Trail and walked past the Troodons, you’ve seen horsetail. There are more than twenty species of horsetail (Equisetum) some of which grow straight and tall with little branching, some branch out extensively from the hollow central stem, some grow in water, and some grow in dryer habitats, but they […] Read the rest of this entry »

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