Sunday, April 6, 2008

More Springtime Adventuring

Also on our springtime walk in the woods we came upon some jelly fungi growing on a log crossing a creek:
And some newly sprouted multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), an extremely aggressive invasive species. It is a thorny perennial shrub found along disturbed edges which form impenetrable thickets and exclude native plants. And look how cute and unassuming this little bugger looks when it first emerges:
Happy Spring!

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