Botany Photo of the Day Nothofagus antarctica

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Nothofagus antarctica, or Antarctic beech, has the distinction of being the most southerly-growing tree species in the world, due to its occurrence on Chile’s Hoste Island. We’re continuing with an unplanned focus on plants of South America this week. In addition to southern Chile, Antarctic beech is also native to adjacent parts of Argentina. The […]

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