20171004 Powassan “End of Summer Sights”

End of Summer Sights

What does the above photo have to do with this lower photo?

Corylus cornuta    aka    Beaked Hazelnut


End of Summer is the time for harvesting and for preparation for winter.  Critters harvest food to store for the winter, to build up their fat reserves for winter, for their migrations, and in some cases for reproduction.  This presentation will focus on foods, flowers, and seasonal change.


Why did we have such a good blueberry crop this year?

The blueberry crop is determined by the number of buds, the condition of the flowers, the pollination, and the growing conditions over the summer.

Cultivated Honeysuckle at the former Burwash Industrial Farm

Two Vibernums V. trilobum and V. cassinoides

Highbush Cranberry:

Northern Wild Raisin:

Another very fine edible berry of Ontario:

How do you tell the difference between a choke cherry and a black cherry?

 

 

Bunchberry or Creeping Dogwood berries are ok to eat…

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larix_laricina   Tamarack, hackmatack, eastern larch, black larch, red larch, American larch  provides seeds for mammals and birdies…

 

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