Look a little past this blossom and what do you see? Spikes! Do they do more than protect these flowers? If so, what? These flowers were few and far between in this particular clearing at The Morgan Arboretum. I found none in decay, nor with any bug bites taken from them. No bees on them either, but plenty of bright green moths fluttering about them, but not landing on them. Oddly, there was no yellow pollen, no red pollen… only these translucent white stamen. I wonder what collects white pollen. Could it be the moths?
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