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Echinocystis Erupts

A week ago, I wrote about my discovery of the native plant Echinocystis lobata, the wild cucumber. This morning, the specimen I collected shared with me a little surprise. Though I had severed the fruit from the vine, it remained alive, developing as it ordinarily

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Comfort in a Voluntary Lamb’s Ear

Angry and frustrated, I stepped outside today and spied this volunteer Lamb’s Ear on the way to a task. I couldn’t resist the opportunity to lean down and have a pet. Soft. Ah. Soft. Better.

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