2015/08/01

pinus strobus

Filed under: flora — WmX @ 07:49
White pines near Marshall Virginia. Waning gibbous moon.

White pines near Marshall Virginia. Waning gibbous moon.

2015/07/31

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Filed under: flora,slabtown — WmX @ 10:34
Ethnobotanic: Native Americans used common buttonbush medicinally. Decoctions of the bark were used as washes for sore eyes, antidiarrheal agents, anti-inflammation and rheumatism medications, skin astringents, headache and fever relievers, and venereal disease remedies. The bark was also chewed to relieve toothaches. Roots were used for muscle inflammation and as blood medicines.

Ethnobotanic: Native Americans used common buttonbush medicinally. Decoctions of the bark were used as washes for sore eyes, antidiarrheal agents, anti-inflammation and rheumatism medications, skin astringents, headache and fever relievers, and venereal disease remedies. The bark was also chewed to relieve toothaches. Roots were used for muscle inflammation and as blood medicines.–Wikipedia

2015/07/30

lepidoptera

Filed under: fauna,flora — WmX @ 11:23
quercus palustris and lepidoptera

there are seventy three different types of caterpillars that feed on the pin oak. Need help figuring out which group these belong to.

2015/07/23

pinus taeda

Filed under: flora,slabtown — WmX @ 14:38
pine plantation RT 625 Slabtown Road

U.S. Forest Service surveys found that loblolly pine is the second most common species of tree in the United States, after red maple.[4] For its timber, the pine species is regarded as the most commercially important tree in Southeastern US.–Wikipedia

2015/07/12

day of rest

Filed under: flora,God — WmX @ 08:43
church Jarman's gap

resilient landscape

2015/06/02

magical mystery tour

Filed under: environment,flora,neighborhood,riverine — WmX @ 12:45
environmental protection area

May 15 Woolen Mills residents take a guided tour of the environmental protection area next to Moores Creek with Andrea Terry of RWSA. Native people lived just north of here. Split when Europeans arrived.

2015/04/20

Lagerstroemia

Filed under: flora — WmX @ 09:08
pruned

Lagerstroemia, commonly known as crape myrtle or crepe myrtle, is a genus of around 50 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs native to the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, northern Australia and parts of Oceania, cultivated in warmer climates around the world.–wikipedia

30 x1028 px box

March 18, Adrian Higgins at the Washington Post published a column “How to avoid hacking at your crape myrtle this spring“,

The crape myrtle has always brought out the inner butcher in certain people —
there is something about those smooth, sinewy branches that screams “amputate me”.–A. Higgins

2015/03/22

Platanus occidentalis

Filed under: fauna,fishbones,flora — WmX @ 08:35
hawks in sycamore

The red-tailed hawk displays sexual dimorphism in size, with females averaging about 25% heavier than males.–Wikipedia

2015/02/07

sycamore designs a street network

Filed under: flora,trees — WmX @ 08:42

2015/01/17

Fagus grandifolia

Filed under: flora,trees — WmX @ 09:39
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