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Sweet-gum mesclun

The ground under a couple of trees was strewn with a jumble of the prickly dried fruits and bright green, grape-bunch flowers of an American sweet gum, with cherry petals thrown in for an eye-appealing mixed tree salad.

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Owlet mall

A small family of Great horned owls (Bubo virginianus) were sitting in various spots in tall pine trees along a wooded park promenade. The owlets were the easiest to spot with their fleecy white covering. Two were huddled together on … Continue reading

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