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Up Close and Hairy #UrbanJungleBloggers

Up Close and Hairy #UrbanJungleBloggers

  When the Urban Jungle Bloggers revealed this month’s subject was botanical zoom, I started going through my pictures. I have many up-close pictures of my plants, but I was especially drawn to the “hairy” plants. They are so interesting. How do plants grow “hair”? I have no idea. I

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February Cactus

February Cactus

What epitomizes February, but the heart shape? And, as a plant nerd, what could be better than a heart shaped plant?  As I strolled through the Matthaei Botanical Garden desert house, I came upon this wonderful heart shaped cactus. I immediately took a ton of pictures. How amazing is this

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