Friday, June 13, 2008

Hen or Chick?

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These common perennials are intriguing to photograph. The 'hen' is the main plant, and the 'chicks' are the offspring, which start as tiny buds on the main plant and soon sprout their own roots, taking up residence close to the mother plant.

1 comment:

marley said...

I know this plant well but I never new this! Very informative :)

Snow Blossoms 2

Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!