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Undeveloped Pacific Dogwood Flowers

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  Recently I was admiring the red autumn leaves of the Pacific dogwood¬† (Cornus nuttallii) along the Falls Loop Trail at Burney Falls State Park CA. The red leaves provide a beautiful contrast to the dark conifers in their natural … Continue reading

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Common Madia Continued

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The common madia¬† that I introduced yesterday (Madia elegans) is interesting because its flowers are closed during the day and open at night. Also curious is that a stem can have blooming and mature, dry inflorescences at the same time. … Continue reading

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