6/08/2012

Evening Snow flower

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NORTH AMERICAN SAIJIKI

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Evening Snow Flower

***** Location: North America
***** Season: Spring
***** Category: Plant


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Explanation

eveningsnow

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Evening Snow - Linanthus dichotomus

Evening Snow is an annual herb producing several thin, waxy, erect stems. The inflorescence produces flowers which open in the evening and unroll into funnel-shaped corollas. The white lobes are a little more than a centimeter long and have purple shading on the undersides.



Linanthus dichotomus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Distribution outside California: Arizona, Nevada.
source : www.desertusa.com


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Worldwide use


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HAIKU


now just a memory
unfolding cool and serene,
the Evening Snow


- Shared by Karen Cesar, Tuscon Arizona -
Joys of Japan, 2012



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