Taiga Pulsatilla Patens Release (2.0)

NPS / Jacob W. Frank: Denali National Park and Preserve To celebrate beautiful hairy things, we've name Taiga 2.0 the Pulsatilla Patens release, named after this beautiful purple, slightly hairy flower native to Europe, Russia, Mongolia, China, Canada and the United States. And why not? It's been hairy getting to 2.0, but it is indeed beautiful (code).

Taiga Abies Sibirica Release 1.9.0

Taiga Abies Sibirica by Zhongyuan Xu We welcome Taiga 1.9, baptized Abies Siberica after this sturdy Siberian fir that can easily withstand 50 degrees below freezing. To this beautiful tree we owe essential oils used in perfume and aromatherapy.

Taiga Sarracenia Purpurea Release (1.8.0)

Sarracenia Purpurea by Björn S Meat Lovers rejoice! The Taiga 1.8 Sarracenia Purpurea Release is aptly named after the carnivorous Northern Pitcher Plant, the famous bug-eating plant common to the Taiga in much of northern Canada. The Taiga development team has been as busy consuming bugs as a football field-sized patch of Pitcher Plants. But more importantly we have a star line up of features that will surely have you cheering with us.

Taiga Empetrum Nigrum Release (1.7.0)

Empetrum Nigrum by Ole Husby For the past month we've been keeping our head down - just coding, coding and more coding. This release we name in honor of the Black Crowberry (Empetrum Nigrum). It's an edible berry- not massively popular as a food unless you live in the subarctic regions. It also appears to have some medicinal qualities. So we figured, if anyone has any,send them our way to help help heal our strained computer monitor-induced eye soreness. This release you get:

Taiga Abies Bifolia Release (1.6.0)

Taiga Abies Bifolia This release we pay tribute to our North American users by Christening our next release, with one of their native species, Abies Bifolia. Or as the less scientific amongst us would call it, “that Christmas tree in the corner.” These are the species that you will find yourself looking to avoid if you’re still planning to get in some last minute spring skiing in the Rocky Mountains. Not much else to remark about this beautiful fir, though wikipedia does have an interesting tidbit about some indian tribes who drank or washed in Abies Bifolia for purification or to make their hair grow. Food for thought for those of us with receding (or receded) hairlines.