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Evaporated milkweed

I think this is the dried pod of some type of milkweed plant (genus Asclepias). On one hand, it resembles an innocent bit of paisley tear-drop design; on the other, it has the more menacing air of a raised curved … Continue reading

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Milkbuds

Each bud in these pinkish milkweed clusters looks like a tiny, expectant head just waiting for its first breath of air and its first glimmer of sun (which they have probably gotten by now, since the picture was taken a … Continue reading

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