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Photos · · Tucson

Volunteer Safflower

Dried safflower plant and flower heads photographed against a black background

The colors of Safflower's waxy leaves faded after its springtime cameo, but its legacy of thorns pokes on.

Photos · · Tucson

¿Y dónde están las pipas?

Dried sunflower, capitula to root, photographed against a black background

This sunflower and its multiple flower heads provided us many hours of viewing pleasure this spring and seeds and seeds and seeds for the birds.

Photos · · Tucson

Wintry Panache

branch and red berries of a Chinese Pistache tree against a blue skey

In this photograph, I am apree-see-ating nature with the wintry panache of a Chinese Pistache.