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19. Auxin Producing Area of a Plant

Auxin is a hormone common in all plants that is responsible for the growth of shoots and development within the plant. Auxin is also responsible for the production of phototropism by promoting growth in certain directions. 47 more words


I know more about cosh than cohosh

I know more about cosh* than cohosh. That said, on the way back home from the Midwest we stopped for a couple of nights in Bentonville, Arkansas, to visit the Crystal Bridges Museum for a second time, and on the museum’s landscaped grounds on June 20th I photographed some appealing flowers and buds of black cohosh, … 96 more words

Nature Photography

Flower of the Day- August 22, 2016- Oleander

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”  Gerald De Nerval

Today’s flower of the day is Pink Oleander and its buds. Its Scientific name is  7 more words


A Late Winter Walk

Whilst this winter hasn’t been particularly harsh, it seems as though it is finally beginning to relinquish its hold. This is no guarantee that remnants of winter won’t linger on for months, or make surprise appearances such as snow in October, but there is definitely more than a hint of spring in the mountain air. 297 more words

Mountain Life