Monthly Archives: November 2014

Time and the river

There are two major rivers that are important in my immediate region. One is known today as the Willamette, and the other as the Columbia. I grew up with the Columbia as a normal sight along any trip from home … Continue reading

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May you be remembered

For the plants: – Wikstroemia skottsbergiana, aka Skottsberg’s Wikstroemia. Its only known locations were in Hanalei and Kauhao Valleys on Kauai. – Chrysophyllum januariense, a tree of lowland coastal rainforest; collected only from Laranjeiras Forest, Rio de Janeiro, it can … Continue reading

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