Captured last spring at FortWhtye Alive, our Nature Center on the southwest edge of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada…A catkin or ament is a slim, cylindrical flower cluster, with inconspicuous or no petals, usually wind-pollinated (anemophilous) but sometimes insect pollinated.
Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 55mm Lens, Aperture exp 5.6, Shutter speed 1/125, ISO 100.
The World As We See It, Or As You Missed It..31 December 2011
I should have waited to see how these happened:
thin green wriggling legs in the air
that seem to say ‘Ignore us.
We’re nothing really. We’ve only come
to make a haze at the corners of your eyes.’
From the poem Catkins
By Julia Casterton