Tag Archives: Carya

Hickory Midge Galls

I just stepped out to grab a couple of oak leaves to feed some sawfly larvae that I’m accidentally raising, and on the way I peeked under a hickory branch that was jutting out over the road, and discovered a … Continue reading

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Nutty Mysteries

Despite the way things might look, I’m in no way partial to invertebrates–there just happen to be more of them than anything else out there, so I’ve been giving them their due.  But today I’m deviating from the bug theme … Continue reading

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Walnut ants

On March 20 I was walking in the woods of Florence, MA with some friends, and I found an unusual nut.  It was on the large side for a hickory nut, and had some ridges that sort of reminded me … Continue reading

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