Botanist says plants are flowering earlier due to climate change

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Richard Primack, College of Arts & Sciences

Common plant species are flowering 10 to 14 days earlier in Concord, Mass., compared to over a century ago because of rising temperatures, according to botanist Richard Primack in a talk on June 1 at Highstead…

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“In a very iconic place like Concord, plants are responding to climate change at least in terms of their phenology.”

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