Garth Hagerman Photo/Graphics
Garth Hagerman Photo/Graphics

Silk Tassels

Silk Tassels in Russian Gulch to Fort Bragg photo gallery
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One of my favorite coastal shrubs/small trees, Garrya elliptica tends to form interesting shapes, it blooms in the winter, and it is dioecious—boy plants are separate from girl plants. These are the male flowers. If you touch them lightly, your hand gets covered with pollen.


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