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Frost Flowers

Started by Steve OK, 01/09/2011 08:00AM
Posted 01/09/2011 08:00AM Opening Post
Or ice ribbons...formed when water is wicked through cracks in the stems of certain woody plants, and then freezes. The are quite common in the woods of SE Oklahoma this time of year, but this example was pretty striking!

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Posted 01/09/2011 08:01AM #1
The stem that produced this is at the bottom...

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Posted 01/09/2011 09:48AM #2
Very unusual, never saw these before. grin

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Posted 01/09/2011 11:53AM #3
Very cool.
I'm with everyone else in that I've never seen anything like this before.

Thanks for posting,
Robert

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