Category Archives: native American

Red Osier Dogwood: Winter Fire

This time of year, all the color seems to have drained from the world. No flowers yet, no ¬†butterflies. Even the birds are hiding till the warm weather comes. In the early spring drabness, this shrub stands out like flame … Continue reading

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Honey Locust: Something Missing

Ever see these weird wiggly worm-like seed pods lying around in a parking lot? They come from a tree, Honey Locust, Gleditsia¬†triacanthos. The seed pods are a little sweet to taste, that’s where the honey part of the name comes … Continue reading

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