asakiyume (asakiyume) wrote,

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oak flower season

When you see one bundle ....

bundle of fallen oak flowers

... there are likely to be more

tumbleweed clusters of oak flowers

These are fallen flowers from oak trees! Sometimes the tumble-bundles can get quite sizable.

Look at them lining this path

oak-flower path

Another photo:


That one shows the trees, too--healthy and strong this year, so different from the years they've been under siege from gypsy moth caterpillars.

Musical note: here is a lovely tune from the 2003 Fullmetal Alchemist cartoon, played on a music box. This entry was originally posted at Comments are welcome at either location.
Tags: oak flowers, tree flowers, trees

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