Hibiscus moscheutos blooms in Native Plant Park, West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

October 5th, 2016

Blooming away on this fine October 4th evening! These plants are in cultivation.

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Chestnut trees in Dordogne

July 23rd, 2016

Castanea sativa
The European Chestnut tree- growing in abundance in the Dordogne region of France. Wood is harvested and can be used for building materials. Old beams are salvaged and reused for building restoration.


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Purslane growing in the sidewalk in the French quarter of New Orleans Louisiana

June 2nd, 2016