Plant ID Walk

4-9-2016 sorca walk - plant id talk copyThank you to everyone who participated in the 4-9-2016 plant id talk and walk: Dennis Fitzpatrick, Cynthia Hersh, Ken Gonyo, Felicity Rask, Donna Winter, Trich Kruza, Sue Thompson, Kathy Sullivan & Lynda Salsbury.

The sky blue lupine (Lupinus diffusus) was almost done flowering & full of fuzzy fruits (legumes) …

!!!!lupinus-diffusus-seed-pods

Last year in March when Nancy Soucy (Class of 201), pictured below, led a walk at the south Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, the sky blue lupines were full of flowers …

!!nancy-soucy-&-lupinus-diffusus2

We were too early for the tarflower (Bejaria racemes). Hopefully, we will be able to enjoy its sticky flowers sometime soon.

!!bejaria-racemosa-flower-&-bud

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