Mountain winterberry: freeze before eating

Rebecca at A Year With the Trees shares a sketch and a fascinating factoid about Ilex montana, a small Appalachian tree I thought I knew pretty well — but I didn’t know this.

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About Dave Bonta

I'm the author of several books of poetry, including Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, and Odes to Tools, but my real work is at my long-running literary blog Via Negativa, where I'm currently creating erasure poems from every entry of the Diary of Samuel Pepys. I'm also the editor and publisher of Moving Poems, a blog showcasing the best poetry videos on the web.

Posted on December 6, 2011, in Birds, Species portraits and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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