Whatever it is, a little snow won’t hurt it. The six inches on top of it a few days back, or the Minus 9, did it no harm.
Seems to be a great place to burrow, too.
Whatever it is. Do you know? I hope you share. I’d love to know more about this beautiful creature.
Categories: Grasslands, Nature Photography
Some mouse planted a garden of its own with seeds carried for the winter storage?
I love this theory. I’m going to keep my eye on these things. There are several up on the hill.
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“Don’t recognize it, but at a guess I would say it is a small native plant with an aphid infestation which causes severe abnormally swollen leaves in which some of the life stages mature. Much less likely it’s some kind of virus.” -sent from a plant pathologist
Thank you! That is a fascinating analysis. I’ll keep my eye on these things. There are a few of them out there.