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Natural Happenings

The catalpa blooms are now withered, but what a show that tree provided, just days ago. It’s like lots of little orchids. The cholla cactus is now blooming.

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The Catalpa, Embudo, NM (revised)

This is a revision of an earlier post (6/21/15), in which I presented flowers of the catalpa tree. I’m here adding a photo of the catalpa seed pod (8/8/15). From the magnificent flower to the very interesting-looking fruit. Catalpa speciosa, … Continue reading

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The Catalpa

We have a catalpa right outside our house. What a tree! It has huge heart-shaped leaves and a panicle (cluster) of orchid-like flowers, with a long, skinny bean pod in the fall. Its name is derived from the Native American … Continue reading

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