Pedagogy of the Plants

Posts Tagged ‘pollination

Buttonbush Pollination

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Cephalanthus occidentalis Pollination

 

A year ago this month I discovered a white, spherical flower growing beside a narrow creek. Seven months later I bought a used kayak, and now I meet buttonbush all the time along lakes and rivers.

 

Lake Hartwell Island Cephalanthus occidentalis

 

Hibiscus With Clouded Sulphur

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Written by Cameron Brooks

November 23, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Oxalis Sips

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Hold on.

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June 3, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Classroom Carnivore Blossom

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Click here to see last year’s blooms.

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April 7, 2012 at 7:32 pm

February Pollination

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Written by Cameron Brooks

February 17, 2012 at 7:03 pm

Dune Daisy Alien Spotted on New Smyrna Beach

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Written by Cameron Brooks

July 4, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Flowers in the Hood

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This afternoon I walked to school to check on our class vegetable bed and take some photos along the way.  During the school year, the morning walk takes between ten and fifteen minutes.  Avian neighbors’ songs become familiar, as do annual changes in foliage, and the comfortable smells of breakfast.   Continue the tour…

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 17, 2011 at 6:51 pm

Bartram’s Scrub-Hairstreak, Strymon acis

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Hopefully one of these guys pollinated the honeydew plants this morning.

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June 3, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Eastern tiger swallowtail, Papilio glaucus

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During field day, some students noticed this butterfly while waiting to walk across a slackline.

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May 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Passion Flower, Passiflora

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May 13, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Southern Magnolia, Magnolia grandiflora

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April 30, 2011 at 10:05 pm

Venus Flytrap, Dionaea muscipula

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A second grade teacher from across the hall enjoys giving me a hard time for being vegan with multiple carnivorous plants in the classroom.  He also has a venus flytrap, so we decided to do a little pollinating.   See how it turns out…

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April 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm

Oxeye Daisy, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

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Written by Cameron Brooks

June 29, 2010 at 11:09 pm