Dec. 26, 2021

Gift of knowledge

Yesterday I was gifted with the knowledge that plants learn. Actually, I had seen that sensitive plant stopped being sensitive if you touched it repeatedly. But I didn't fully understand. Then I was gifted with Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 10. Twenyfour of a planned thirty volumes have now been published, starting in 1992.. Volume ten is full of good stuff, including evening-primroses. Yeah! Many years ago I spoke with one of their staff, and he predicted they would not be done in my lifetime, but I'm still in the running! And now I understand the deeper meaning in that. They will never be done! Knowledge keeps expanding forever! This image is false mermaid, Floerkea proserpinacoides, the floral emblem of the FNA project. Thanks to the thousands that have made FNA possible.