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K’omoks estuary in bloom

From an email by Jocie Brooks to members of the Botany Group on May 26. This week, I’d like to draw attention to our amazing estuary, which is full of fascinating plants, many of which are now in bloom.  Experience the … Continue reading

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Featured plant: Tiny veronicas (speedwells)

From an email by Jocie Brooks to members of the Botany Group on May 18. Backyard micro-botany Staying closer to home this spring, I am noticing just how many plants, wanted and unwanted, are in my backyard. This year, I … Continue reading

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Weekend shoreline wonders

From an email by Randal Mindel to members of the Shoreline Group on May 13. Last weekend saw the passing of a strong tide cycle that took the group out to lots of nearby beaches. Below are some photos and … Continue reading

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Featured plant: Horsetail and scouring rush

This post is by Jocie Brooks, leader of the Botany Group, adapted from her email to members of the group on May 12. General notes Horsetail and scouring rush are distinctive plants, with bamboo-like jointed stems and a strange rough-to-touch … Continue reading

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