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Time for snow-on-the-mountain, or Green and white architecture

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Snow-on-the-Mountain Plants Flowering 6106

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Late August or early September is the normal time in central Texas to begin seeing the white of snow-on-the-mountain, Euphorbia marginata. On September 5th in the Austin suburb of Cedar Park I found this colony adorned with flowers and insects. Notice how several snow-on-the mountain stalks had gotten wind-entangled and formed a green and white lattice.

© 2013 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

October 6, 2013 at 6:06 AM

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