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Bitterbrush Fruits

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Continuing the topic of bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata – see “Bitterbrush in Winter” 01-12-2018)), I have photographs of bitterbrush fruits taken in May and July on Timbered Crater (Shasta County CA) and along Modoc National Forest Road 40N11 near Adin CA … Continue reading

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Hartweg’s Wild Ginger

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Hartweg’s wild ginger (Asarum hartwegii) is blooming at McArthur-Burney Falls State Park (Shasta County CA). I was so happy to find the plants and be able to photograph the flowers. Although there are several other wild ginger species in North … Continue reading

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Yellow Monkey Flower in Fall

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The blooming season is over and wildflowers no longer display their colorful finery. Yet that does not mean these plants are no longer beautiful or interesting. The remains of wildflowers out of season may not resemble their verdant forms and … Continue reading

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Old Man’s Beard Flower

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Last summer I posted photos of old man’s beard (Geum triflorum) showing its feathery aspect. As the fruits mature, the styles become very long and downy. Collectively these plume-like styles look, to some, like a beard, thus one of the … Continue reading

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