Friday 23 July 2021
Euphorbia, In The Monster, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

The spent flowers, leaves, and stems had turned a golden bronze for the summer. This Euphorbia plant was covered in delicate yellow flowers during the spring. Now, mid summer, it had turned brown in contrast to the green behind it.
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Thursday 22 July 2021
Scarlet Runner Bean, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

The first flowers appeared on a Scarlet Runner Bean plant climbing a lattice in our raised garden bed. More flowers grew on one of our Scarlet Runner Bean plants. Those flowers stuck out from a cedar lattice attached to a ceder 2x4 board.
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Wednesday 21 July 2021
Lionheart Tango Lily, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

The nearer of our two Lionheart Lily plants had one bud open into a fully blooming flower. These Lionheart Lily plants had the most gorgeous flowers. Two Lionheart Lily plants grew side by side on the back of a low hill. The further of our two Lionheart Lily plants had four buds that were just getting ready to bloom. One of our Lionheart Lilies grew as a tall single stem with cascading leaves. Small flower buds were just forming at the very top.
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Tuesday 20 July 2021
Wild Grass, Wildlife Safari, Winston, Oregon

A field of wild grass filled a field next to the road through Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon.
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Monday 19 July 2021
Rose Of Sharon Hibiscus, As A Form Of Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

Early in the summer, just a single delicate blue flower had bloomed. Later in this summer, we expect many more blooms on this bush. Among the leaves of the Rose Of Sharon Hibiscus bush, many buds had appeared from which flowers would bloom. A new bush began to grow in the backyard Beast raised garden. A Rose Of Sharon Hibiscus bush began with just a few vertical stems.
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Sunday 18 July 2021
Hen And Chicks, In The Monster, A Raised Garden, As A Collection Of Plants, Eugene, Oregon

Another of the Hen And Chicks plants also grew a tall stalk. This stalk curved toward the sun and, at its tip, was a suggestion of future flowers. Hens and chicks were planted for the first time this year. The formed an arc at the front of the second level of the monster. One of them really took off and flowered already in its first year. One of the Hen And Chicks plants grew a tall stalk with pink flowers at its tip.
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Saturday 17 July 2021
Abelia Grandiflora, (Funshine), As A North American Plant, Eugene, Oregon

A closer view of one of the clusters of pink flowers that grew on the top of each branch. Six branches grew from the soil of the Beast raised garden bed in the back yard. This plant was still small but was expected to get larger next year. The first flowers appeared on this nascent bush at the beginning of July. They were a delicate pink with dappled sunshine behind them on the ground. Pink flowers grew on the ends of two branches. They grew in tight clusters.
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Friday 16 July 2021
Bucket, As A Water Thing, Eugene, Oregon

A galvanized bucket had been set down on the sidewalk in advance of a firework display. It was partly filled with water and provided a safe place to discard spent fireworks.
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Thursday 15 July 2021
Dusty Miller (Artemisia Stelleriana), As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

A closer view of the leaves of the Dusty Miller (Artemisia Stelleriana) plant. They appeared soft and were in fact soft to the touch. A closer view of the flowers of the Dusty Miller (Artemisia Stelleriana) plant. Its flowers were tiny and a bright yellow. The Dusty Miller plant (Artemisia Stelleriana) has gray leaves and stems that are tinted with a pale green. This plant makes a nice accent for cut flower displays. This Dusty Miller plant (Artemisia Stelleriana) recently bloomed. Atop a tall spike was a humble display of yellow flowers.
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Wednesday 14 July 2021
Agapanthus On Patio, As A Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

The leaves of the Agapanthus plant were long and green and resembled a grass. The many small buds on an Agapanthus plant began to spread into a wider display. As the bud on an Agapanthus plant burst open, inside were many little buds. A closer look at the Agapanthus plant and its tiny white flowers. As more flowers opened, they would form a ball of flowers. An Agapanthus plant was planted in a pot and set out on the back patio. It was just beginning to bud for future flowers. As a bud of the Agapanthus plant began to open, its inside had a strange appearance. The individual buds on an Agapanthus plant began to form into a ball of flowers.
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Tuesday 13 July 2021
Blueberry, As A Form Of Plant, Eugene, Oregon

The blueberries began as smaller green berries and matured first into light purple, and finally into a deep blue. The blueberry plants had many leaves. They were narrow and faced many different angles to seek the sunlight. Three differently sized blueberry plants grew along the back of the house. One, and possibly three, blueberries grew at the end of a stem. Notice how blue that ripe blueberry looked.
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Monday 12 July 2021
2021 Denver's 4th Of July, As A Named Human Being, Eugene, Oregon

Denver bent over in the center of the street to light a firework for the 4th of July fireworks celebration.
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Sunday 11 July 2021
Filipendula Ruba, Aka Queen Of The Prairie, As A Found Flowering Plant, Eugene, Oregon

A very tall flowering plant grew in the top tier of our front-yard raised garden call the "Monster." The plant was called a Filipendula Ruba (or Queen Of The Prairie) and it was just beginning to bloom. A closer view of the cotton-candy-like profusion of tiny pink flowers. Its tiny flowers grew in a way that resembled cotton candy. A closer shot of a single upward facing leaf on the Filipendula Ruba plant. A closer shot of the Filipendula Ruba's first flowering. A much closer view of the cotton-candy top of the Filipendula Ruba plant. In this shot, the individual flowers could be seen. A side view of the Filipendula Ruba flowering plant. Two of its taller branches were beginning to flower.
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Saturday 10 July 2021
2021 Dieter's 4th Of July, On A Neighborhood Street, Eugene, Oregon

Dieter squatted in the middle of the court, lit a firecracker and tossed it onto the asphalt to explode. Dieter held a sparkler aloft as if signaling for a helicopter to land. Just after the sun had set, Dieter swirled his sparkler to create a design in the air.
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