January 2007
Onearth;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p11
The article focuses on the drive of most cities in the U.S. to produce more plants for the betterment of the environment. Each city has its signature tree. For Los Angeles, California, they produce the spindly palm. For these city's own sake, the State University of New York researchers proposed a mix of 31 species able to cope with the bitter winters of upstate New York.


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