{floral friday}

{floral friday #43}

My mom collected these beautiful snowberries the other day in the park she rides her bike through on her way to work each day.
I love how sturdy, yet delicate they look. As kids, we would collect them and loved the popping noise it made when stepping on them.. ;)

 
A few facts about snowberries:

  • The berries start popping up during fall and persist through the winter season.
  • Snowberry is tolerant of a wide range of conditions, but part shade - part sun is ideal. It will grow well in full shade, but will produce better bloom and berries if it gets some sun. {source}
  • When eaten, snowberries can cause vomiting and dizziness. Despite their toxicity, Native Americans are reported to have eaten snowberries to settle the stomach after a fatty meal. {source}

 
 
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15 Kommentare

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    adventuresindinner
    Freitag, der 20. Januar 2012 at 19:29

    Stunning! I might even have scrounge in the yard thanks to you :-)

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    Keeping It Indie
    Freitag, der 20. Januar 2012 at 19:48

    These are all three just beautiful! The top one is my favorite because of the very unique composition but they are all great!

    Happy Friday – Brandi

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    Mary, MI
    Freitag, der 20. Januar 2012 at 21:18

    I wish we have snow berries. I like your photos it is perfect!

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    Tina´s PicStory
    Freitag, der 20. Januar 2012 at 22:47

    thanks for your lovely weekend flowers ☺

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    Cathy@My1929Charmer
    Samstag, der 21. Januar 2012 at 04:48

    I don’t know if I’ve ever heard of snow berries. but so love the color and would fit right in with my garden. I’ll make sure I don’t eat any! Thanks for sharing this plant.

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    Nadege
    Samstag, der 21. Januar 2012 at 05:09

    Wonderful compositions. I have never heard of snow berries, but they look gorgeous.

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    Carole M.
    Samstag, der 21. Januar 2012 at 08:06

    how totally charming the snowberries photograph

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    Katherines Corner
    Samstag, der 21. Januar 2012 at 23:53

    Lovely snow berries photo . All of the photos are beautiful! Hugs and smooches and happy wishes for the weekend! P.S> love the new look of your beautiful blog

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    Giga
    Sonntag, der 22. Januar 2012 at 00:11

    Pomysłowe, piękne i eleganckie zdjęcia – wszystkie :-). Pozdrawiam.
    *** Clever, beautiful and elegant pictures – all :-). Yours.

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    SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime
    Sonntag, der 22. Januar 2012 at 00:35

    Love the pictures! Btw, was your transition to WordPress easy enough? How long did it take you from the start of transition til you went live with WordPress? Any of your feedback is welcome :)

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    I am LOVD
    Sonntag, der 22. Januar 2012 at 02:11

    Oh! Aren’t these so delicate. Love!

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    Marilyn
    Sonntag, der 22. Januar 2012 at 02:33

    These are beautiful… Very lovely shots..

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    Katie
    Montag, der 23. Januar 2012 at 13:12

    Gorgeous photos as always!

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    Jill
    Dienstag, der 24. Januar 2012 at 01:26

    They look beautiful! I’ve never heard of snowberries before!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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    Cathy@My1929Charmer
    Dienstag, der 24. Januar 2012 at 04:47

    I’ll look in my seed catalogs to see if snowberries are there. Hopefully I’ll find them. Thanks for sharing all your creative inspiration at Sunday’s Best party!

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