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Sumac snowcone

Some of the drupes on this Winged sumac are still red and fresh, while others have succumb to the cold and turned a withered brown. Topped with a serving of icy snow, it hangs like a floating dessert treat. (Previous … Continue reading

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Ladies of leisure

Female green darners seem drawn to the fruit of the Winged sumac (Rhus copallinum) growing along the eastern edge of the library field. This one was lounging while late afternoon rays glinted on her wings like bright-penny embers. The berries … Continue reading

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