The fruit, from a multiple fruit family, is roughly spherical, but bumpy, and 7.6–15.2
centimetres (3–6 in) in diameter. It is filled with a sticky white latex.–Wikipedia
This is your brain…
My sister was a faithful reader of this page. So last time I had a wheelbarrow picture it
was titled “Our Father’s Wheelbarrow”.
Our father was not mechanical. He couldn’t fix a broken lawn mower. But he was Saint Francis
when it came to plants, he’d touch them and they’d grow. The wheelbarrow feels full of his energy.
Imagination? Dementia? Fond wishes? A combination of the three.
Planted a q.stellata, q. macrocarpa, q.falcata and a taxodium distichum…
March 29, 2014
growing in the City right of way. Locust Avenue.
Chlorophyllum molybdites is the poisonous mushroom most frequently eaten in North America-Wikipedia
Summer in the City.
It is tolerant of pollution and it is not fussy about soil type. For this reason it functions ecologically as a pioneer plant. Its nitrogen-rich leaves provide good fodder and its roots prevent soil erosion. Eventually, Paulownia is succeeded by taller trees that shade it. It cannot thrive in the shade of other trees.
Paulownia is in honour of the Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia, with tomentosa being derived from the Latin meaning ‘covered in hairs’–Wikipedia
Walked three miles downstream on the left bank of the Rivanna under close to continuous tree canopy, there are many paw paw trees in the understory.