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Dr M’s pink, blue and purple flower quiz – the answers

As part of Dr M’s “are you getting enough botany?” campaign, Dr M has posted the third of his spring plant ID quizzes, the pink, blue and purple flower quiz.


Dr M’s pink, blue and purple flower plant ID quiz

Dr M asks: Are you getting enough eXtreme botany? As part of Dr M’s  “are you getting enough botany?” campaign, here is the third spring plant ID quiz; the pink, blue and purple flower quiz.


Dr M’s yellow flower plant ID quiz – the answers

As part of Dr M’s “are you getting enough botany?” campaign, Dr M has posted the second of his spring plant ID quizzes, the yellow flower quiz.


Dr M’s yellow flower plant ID quiz

Dr M asks: Are you getting enough Plant ID? As part of  Dr M’s “are you getting enough botany?” campaign, Dr M has prepared the next of his spring plant ID quizzes, this is the yellow flower quiz.


Dr M’s white flower quiz – the answers

As part of Dr M’s one man (or one doctor) “are you getting enough botany?” campaign, Dr M has posted the first of his spring plant ID quizzes, the white flower quiz.


“…zoologists are villainous Dr Evils determined to destroy the Earth” says University Lecturer

Dr M is delighted to introduce this typically non-contentious guest post from fellow botanist John H Warren


Are you getting enough botany? Dr M’s white flower plant ID quiz

New research shows that the oft-quoted 5-a-day fruit and veg may not be enough to ward off disease and even premature death, but rather, 7-10 is much better.


Botanical (and zoological) illustration

Dr M is planning a series of posts on talented botanical illustrators and, just to be contrary, the first of these deals with zoological illustration, but with a botanical twist!


Spring has definitively sprung, springed and even sproinged!

Yes, you don’t need Dr M to tell you spring has arrived, the botany tells us that loud and clear – wherever we look there’s a feast of spring flowers to confirm the fact and to enjoy! Here is a sweet little posy of spring flowers gathered from a local Nature Reserve by Earley Environmental Group for the Biodiversity in Berkshire event in March
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Inspiring the next generation of botanists TODAY!

Dr M attended the UK PlantSci 2014 meeting in York, 31st March 2014.