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While working on my slideshow galleries of wildflowers this week I learned a new word, Pollinator.  With this word though, came a second new one, embedded in the definition that I found on Wikipedia. A pollinator is the biotic agent (vector) that moves pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to accomplish fertilization orsyngamy of the female gamete in the ovule of the flower […]

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On my climb today I found the first wildflowers of the season. Now, perhaps the Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus is not considered a wildflower, but in my book, it counts, and this is my book. This particular cactus was just next to another that was about to burst into twenty to thirty blooms, which I hope […]

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Just as I was shooting this one of my coworkers came by and said, Beautiful, yes, but the pollen is just killing me. Looking at the photo I am reminded of the contrasts from the top of the mountain when it snows and I shoot the white on blue.  Never fear, we’ve had big snows […]

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