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Welcome to the “Plants worldwide” blog page!

My idea with this blog page is to show exciting examples of how beautiful and special plants are, and sometimes how humans use and benefit from them. Follow this blog page to be inspired by plants through the texts, photos and videos. In addition to writing blog texts myself, I invite friends and colleagues to use this blog page to tell everyone about their favourite plants, and explain what it is that makes these plants so special to them. Unlike many other bloggers, I do not earn any money with the blog.

If you like my blog, please share it among your friends and colleagues.

Last but not least, I would like to encourage you to visit this webpage (in German and English) of Hubert Salzburger, who lives in Tyrol (Austria) and who is equally passionate about plants AND who takes stunning photographs.  Every month, Hubert publishes a plant portrait, and he also keeps a diary with anything else that attracts his botanical attention.

The Poppy tree

Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh are only two of many artists who painted poppy fields. In particular Monet’s masterpiece to be seen in the Musée d’Orsay, showing a lady and a child amidst agricultural fields outside Paris, is world famous. The lady’s blue umbrella contrasts with the intense red of the poppy flowers. TheContinue reading “The Poppy tree”

Golden root

If you plan to go hiking in mountains somewhere in the northern hemisphere – in Alaska, Siberia, Scandinavia, the Pyrenees or the European Alps this summer, you might well see a particularly beautiful and interesting plant species along your hiking track, the Golden root (also called Roseroot or King’s crown), Rhodiola rosea L., often knownContinue reading “Golden root”

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