Tag: meristem

Dominique Bergmann (Stanford U / HHMI) 3: Stomata and global climate cycles

Dominique Bergmann (Stanford U / HHMI) 3: Stomata and global climate cycles

By Micah Moen 4 Comments September 14, 2019

Hi. My name is Dominique Bergmann, and I’m a professor at Stanford in the Department of Biology, as well as an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institution. And, I’m going to talk you today about stomata, so parts of plants, and plants’ interaction with the environment. Part of this work has been done in […]

Vascular Plants = Winning! – Crash Course Biology #37

Vascular Plants = Winning! – Crash Course Biology #37

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 14, 2019

This is yarrow, a flowering plant found all over the Northern Hemisphere. Its feathery leaves have natural astringent properties, and its scientific name, Achillea, comes from Achilles, the Greek hero, who is said to have used it on the wounds of his soldiers. And this is snakegrass, also known as horsetail or, to the kids, […]