IMAGES: Plant Pinups

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Science  01 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5731, pp. 27
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5731.27d

Despite its name, the Peruvian lily (Scilla peruviana) hails from the Mediterranean. The flower was the 2 June attraction at Botany Photo of the Day, a new site from the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden in Vancouver. Modeled after a similar NASA astronomy site, Botany Photo of the Day showcases photogenic plants from around the world, including many growing in the garden's collection.

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