Blueberry Vaccinium spp.
Blue curls Trichostema spp.
Blue-green algae—see Cyanobacteria Blue-green bacteria—see Cyanobacteria
Bluejay Bobcat Bolete Bollworm
Bowstring fibers, source of Bowstring hemp, source of Box elder Boysenberry
Bracken fern Brazil nut Breadfruit Bridalwreath
Bromeliad ("Air plant")
Broomrape Brown algae
Bryophyte (see also individual listings)
Bullhorn acacia Bunchberry
Burn treatment, horsetail source of ashes for
Cyanocitta cristata Felis rufus
Boletus spp. and others Pectinophora gossypiella Sansevieria metalaea Sansevieria spp. Acer negundo
Rubus hybrids, with R. ursinus as one parent
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Member of the Bromeliad Family (Bromeliaceae)5 Orobanche spp. Member of Phylum Chromophyta, Kingdom Protista. Representative genera include Ascophyllum, Durvillea, Ecklonia, Ectocarpus, Hizikia, Laminaria, Undaria, and others Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera member of Phyla Anthocerophyta, Hepaticophyta, or Bryophyta, Kingdom Plantae member of Phylum Chlorophyta, Kingdom Protista Bacillus thuringiensis Aesculus spp. Fagopyrum esculentum Bison bison Acacia cornigera Cornus canadensis
5. There are more than 2,000 species of bromeliads, which include pineapple (Ananus comosus), Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides), and many popular house plants in genera such as Aechmea, Bilbergia, Cryptanthus (not to be confused with Cryptantha, which is in the Boraginaceae), Neoregelia, Nidularium, Quesnelia, and Vriesia.
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