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August 9, 2016

I wonder why these grasses lie down like this . . .

08012016 Kendal at Oberlin-23-Edit

 

08012016 Kendal at Oberlin-23-Edit-Edit

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6 responses

  1. loved those textures and patterns 🙂

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    August 10, 2016 at 5:19 AM

  2. nannus

    I guess they have died and lost their turgor. Why they died is another question, maybe it is part of their normal life cicle?

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    August 10, 2016 at 4:08 PM

    • Oh! (Obviously, I’m responding in reverse order—saw Andy’s comment first.) I had to look up “turgor.” OK, if the plant cells have lost their turgor, then the drought may be responsible after all! The drought may also be responsible for their deaths. Thank you, nannus!

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      August 10, 2016 at 8:44 PM

  3. Grass waves – due to wind or rain or both?

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    August 10, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    • Oh, I like that, Andy: grass waves. You might be right about the wind or rain or both. I can’t think of anything else myself. We haven’t had (until yesterday) much rain at all all summer, though. Hard to imagine that drought would make the grass lie down.

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      August 10, 2016 at 8:18 PM

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