Thursday, March 17, 2016

Spring buds

Buds, which are helpful in identifying plants and trees, come in many shapes and types, including: scaly, covered, hairy and naked, as this chart shows beautifully:

Spring is on the way and many buds are popping on this cool, foggy morning.

Magnolia: hairy, covered, terminal

Plum: covered and dew kissed

Red maple: scaly, rounded

Crabapple: scaly

Blueberry: scaly

unidentified: scaly and rounded

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