March 7, 2012

For My Fellow Tree Nerds

As a horticulturist, I've become almost used to TV and movies completely screwing up plant id. (I'm looking at you, CSI:NY!) So I found this very interesting when I came across it today:

TV shows and community: is it wise to insult us?

Also, "The role of the tree branch was played by a Siberian Elm." Chortle!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Not quite a tree, but a CSI episode the other night did provide "interesting" information about the difficulty of obtaining datura innoxia (one of our native Nightshades) ... importing it at great cost from Europe.