The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
A quarter-million Ash trees in Ohio have already been felled because of the Emerald Ash Borer. The latest infestation has been found in Delaware where crews will begin cutting 12,000 trees.
State agrictulture officials worry that a tiny bug threatens the state’s one billion ash trees. Officials have found an infestation of the emerald ash borer in northeast Columbus.