Flowers Posts

Duluth You & Me: Wild Flowers

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Duluth You & Me: Wild Flowers

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Sunflower Drone Flyover

Shot somewhere on a road less traveled in West Central Minnesota.

Do we at least have the Duluth record?

Apparently, the record for heads on a single sunflower plant is in the low 100s. This one from PDD’s West Duluth Headquarters only has about 25 heads — which the Internet tells us is actually rather common. Anyway, some critter chewed this sucker down last night, so our attempt at the record has fallen considerably short.

Grandfather’s 104-headed sunflower started as a weed in his carrot patch … now it could be a record breaker

Spring flowers in Duluth: Where they are … and where they aren’t

Bloodroot along the Superior Hiking Trail 5/15/2011

The woods of Duluth are starting to fill in with flowers, like bloodroot (above). Warm spring sun is finally reaching the forest floor, and the wildflowers are responding in kind, sending their leaves and flowers up for a brief but raucous period of color, pollination and photosynthesis.

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