Hotter Temperatures Extend Growing Season for Peatland Plants (image) DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption Plants in the warmest of several study areas at the SPRUCE experimental site remained green and functional up to six weeks longer than plants growing at ambient temperatures. Credit Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.