Maybe after feasting at your tables and giving thanks, maybe some of you took a walk to be thankful for nature. I try to be thankful every day. Now to continue on with the discoveries from the Nov. 22th outing.
We continued along the fire line. Besides the horse trails, it makes for an easy path. A Basal St Andrew’s-Cross ( Hypericum hypericoides ssp. multicaule) bloom was withering away.
On the banks of the ravine among the mosses were peg lichens ( Cladonia subcariosa)! We found many more patches along way.
A Post Oak was chalked full of sapsucker holes. In fact, the holes extended far up into the tree’s trunk and larger branches!
Additionally, the holes seemed spaced closer together than usual.
A small spider found shelter under a leaf!
Straying off the fire line. We ventured over to look up at the willows!
Three colorful cottonwood leaves stood out over the elm leaves!
Yes, I meant to slant this photo. First so you could better see the heart shaped grapevine. Second, your brain can not see this angle live except in a still photo. Try it.
Tilt your head and the scene will always be horizonal like this. Crazy, eh! 🙂
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