Category Archives: Plants

Bright Orchids

Observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C.:

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Mammillaira

Observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden, D.C.:

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Creepers

No, I’m not referring to some senior faculty. I mean this, observed at the U.S. Botanic Gardens:

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Pink Elephant, Ears

Observed on Hillyer Place NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Fallen Roses

Observed at the corner of R and 13th Streets, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Spring Greenery

Observed at the corner of 19th and R Streets, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Roots

One thing about plants that’s easy to forget is that much of the plant–the biomass–is underground. An exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Gardens highlights the importance and size of roots. Here are some grasses, with their root systems intact: Those … Continue reading

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