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The Curious Case of Stickleaf Flowers – Yet Another Fascinating Natural History Story

Stickleaf (Mentzelia nuda) is a common short-lived wildflower in western Nebraska.  It and other stickleaf plants are named for the dense barbed hairs on their leaves that make them sticky to touch.  This particular species of stickleaf also has beautiful … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – December 13, 2012

From a camping trip with my sons earlier this fall: I call this photo, “Hey Dad – can we use dried cow manure for campfire fuel?” . I call this second photo, “Hey Dad – take a picture of the sparks when … Continue reading

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