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Thread: Made a stop at my local bog today here in ohio...

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    Made a stop at my local bog today here in ohio...

    Made a trip back into my local bog this morning... 25 degrees today and the sun was out....
    Oh and I was off work.....Beautiful day in the bog..



    All The tamarack trees are bare now..













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    Nice pics. It's not all the time that we get to see pics of the temperate bogs in the winter. The S. purpurea are definitely still looking perky considering the frost. Are those edible cranberries?
    LOOKING FOR: N. (argentii x bicalcarata) x {[(lingulata x edwardsiana) x (naga x hamata)] x [(klossii x undulatifolia) x (aristolochioides x rajah)]} Growlist: http://www.terraforums.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=124586

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    Yes they are and they taste great. I will try to add more pictures later..

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    Great post, don't see too many out of season winter bog pics. I hope you spread those ripe seed around a bit out there !

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    Nice. We have local cranberries here too, but they are a different species. I find that in the winter they are almost at their optimal ripeness as far as taste and texture is concerned.
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    I spread ever seed pod I could reach..

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    Quote Originally Posted by dozer1028 View Post
    I spread ever seed pod I could reach..
    Nice ! I always try to scatter as much seed as possible from any late season pods I find. It's nice when you go back 2 or 3 years later and can see all the young plants in the spots you know you tossed seed in.

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    Beautiful!!! Lovely to see a bog in winter! That frozen Sphag is pretty cool!

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