Willow Catkins in the Setting Sun (108/365)

Wonderful furry little harbingers of spring are these catkins. They were backlit by the setting sun and I loved the way they looked all aglow. It seems that the name catkin comes from an old Dutch word meaning 'kitten' as they look like a kitten's tail. That works for me. Happy Spring everyone!

I was glad that I had my camera with me on our evening walk that day. 

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  1. This plant looks a lot like what we call a "cuckleberry weed that grows in cotton fields with the cotton plants in NC. By harvest time if you walk through a cotton field your clothes will become wrapped up with cuckleberries…

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