Native Evergreens

Thank you Allen. As usual the photos are lovely. I love evergreens. It helps me through the winter where everything else is bleak, brown and black. We’ve been in the 20s and teens lately and we’ll be having single digit nights … am thinking of Singapore right now .. .lol … anyhow, your post is a wonderful read. Wishing you a very blessed and beautiful weekend. Take care to not go out when the weather is bad and bundle up well. Namaste

New Hampshire Garden Solutions

1-tree-club-moss

I see by the number of views that posts like this get that not everyone is interested in native evergreens but they make up a large part of the outdoors and are a pleasure to see at this time of year. I hope posts like these will show those who believe that there is nothing to see in the winter that there is indeed still a lot of nature out there to see. I thought I’d start with clubmosses, which aren’t mosses at all. They are vascular plants that don’t flower; they produce spores instead of seeds and are considered fern allies. Fossils have been found that show the lowly clubmosses once grew to 100 feet tall. But that was a very long time ago; the tree clubmoss (Lycopodium dendroideum) in the above photo is barely 3 inches high. It shows the upright yellow spore bearing strobili…

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