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winter interest

I’m Lichen It! - Peak Season for Lichen Peeping

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Hillsboro MD Beard lichen on branch of flowering dogwood tree.
Pictured above - Beard lichen on dogwood trunk, Caroline County MD Back to Home and Garden Information Center Home Page The wet, gray days at the end of winter seem like they may never end. But this is actually the perfect time of year to get out and appreciate those mysterious ‘plants’ encrusting...
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