Tag Archives: Flowers

Plants do fly

At the Functional Ecology conference in Montpellier (see earlier posts), several times I heard the saying that plants cannot fly and as such have a significant limitation compared to other organisms. Yet I strongly disagree with that saying, no matter how … Continue reading

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East-ward bound

As you can see in my previous post, where you can find an insightful map of my current global scientific network, my global network has only a limited connection with the east. While strong ties exist within Europe and across the ocean to … Continue reading

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Quick, quick…

… don’t hesitate! Work hard, grow, flower, do your business and make sure you finish it! Before it is too late… For many early spring flowers, that is what life is all about. Especially those living it in the forest understory. … Continue reading

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To spring or not to spring

Climate and weather might be more unpredictable than ever, yet there is one little thing I can always count on: a small patch of crocuses close to the office, that starts to pierce the often frozen soil already in January. … Continue reading

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An overview

In these closing posts of 2016, I want to give you a quick (and slightly biased) overview of everything what happened this year, based on the ten most appreciated posts on this blog. This is part one. 2016 has been … Continue reading

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Wave out the year

Take a step back. Wave out the year. Cherish your treasures. Take your time for it… Soon, there will be a new year, with plenty of new possibilities. But for now, it’s Christmas! Now we can just be happy with what … Continue reading

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The stars of the project

You can scroll through lots of pictures of nice landscapes and curious plants in my previous posts on our fieldwork trip to Scandinavia, but that leaves us with one important question: did we actually see any of the stars of the project, our non-native mountain invaders? … Continue reading

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