Plump Pod

white teardrop shaped pod with fine hairs on a plant of drying green-to-yellow leaves with purple stems and accents

Location: 30xx 36th Avenue South

Moving on to fall the milkweed leaves lose their bright green and wrinkle, and their seed pods plump up. In a month, bits of white fluff, seeds attached, will fly to the four winds.

Photo: Jane Strauss