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Milkweed

I took these snapshots of milkweed on one of these last warm days of autumn. I've always been fascinated by it. Pods of pregnant promise. They are fresh and full all summer, then give birth to hundreds of flying faeries in the fall. Falling, flying, floating, seeding new promises in an endless cycle. Anyone else care to wax poetic about them?





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  1. What a beautiful photo's you have shared. The seeds look to me like angelhair.
    Have a lovely week.
    Marijke

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  2. How ethereal! Such a great perspective!

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  3. Marijke, yes they do look like the angel hair people put on Christmas trees. Thanks Sissy!

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  4. I will join you in loving milkweed seeds floating about. It reminds me of my walks at Pickerington Ponds near my home. The milkweeds line the path and draw in all my favorite butterflies.

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  5. Do they draw butterflies other than Monarchs? I thought the milkweed and monarchs had a mutually exclusive relationship..

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