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 Why did Barbara Kingsolver name her book"The Bean Trees"?

Answer Barbara Kingsolver's books usually center around the area of the country where she grew up and that she knows best, the American South. One of her early books, "The Bean Trees," tells the story of ... Read More »
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What is the scientific name for the green bean?

The scientific or Latin name for green beans is Phaseolus vulgaris, according to the University of California Davis' department of plant sciences. The name applies for wax beans and snap beans, too... Read More »
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What is the scientific name of slipper elm trees?

The slippery elm tree is scientifically known as Ulmus rubra. This tree is a member of the elm family and matures to a height of 50 to 80 feet. Historically, Native Americans used parts of the slip... Read More »
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What is the scientific name for apple trees?

The scientific name for apple trees--and the fruit they bear--is Malus domestica. Apple trees belong to the Pomoideae subfamily of the Rosaceae family, which also includes pear, quince, loquat and ... Read More »
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What is the scientific name of slippery elm trees?

According to North Carolina State University, the scientific name of the slippery elm is Ulmus rubra. The tree is a deciduous rapid-grower that reaches 40 to 60 feet and requires sun as well as moi... Read More »
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