Cycles in the Wood

Cycles in the Wood

Some time ago I posted some melaleucas and things that held their old pods on the tree, which then reflowers from new ones. Here is more, a different variety, shown in the flower in autumn. I couldn’t help thinking it was interesting to see the transformation happening in the Woods, yet again.

(copyright Imogen Crest 2007.)

~ by imogen88 on April 29, 2007.

5 Responses to “Cycles in the Wood”

  1. Those are really interesting, flowering in the autumn like that. The flowers are neat, too.

  2. Yes, Jane, you often don’t think of flowering things in Autumn, and I liked the cyclic effect.

  3. In the southeastern US, where I grew up, the live oaks shed their leaves in the spring instead of the fall, with the new one appearing immediately afterwards. I always found this interesting.

  4. That is interesting. I like hearing about things like that.

  5. I remember the pod pictures, Imogen88. So this is what they look like after podding? Reminds me of bottle brushes. Are the bristles soft or firm and spiky? A good photo.
    Shewolfy, I didn’t know that about live oaks! And I lived in Florida for almost 40 years! I remember the blooming of the magnolias and the dogwoods though. Here’s more info about oaks: http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/4h/Live_oak/liveoak.htm

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