POTD: False Solomon's Seal Leaves

POTD: False Solomon Seal LeavesFalse Solomon’s Seal Leaves Bozeman, Montana 2014

A lot of plants have patterned opposing leaves, but I’ve always liked the ladder-like arrangement of the false Solomon’s seal.]]>

2 thoughts on “POTD: False Solomon's Seal Leaves”

  1. In focusing in on parts of plants like this one with the dew drops glistening on tilted, slightly cupped surface you can see how the form and function work together. The leaves are holding the moisture in their cups and channeling it down toward the stem, probably condensing in larger, slower evaporating droplets. Evolutionary, I suppose. So, how come plant DNA matter was found in the human geome? I guess I haven’t had the need to investigate which branch of the plant kingdom we inherited genes from….

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