Thursday, June 4, 2009

June 4


This little path leads to the state property I often walk on. There are a few maple trees near it and the path is filled with little maple seeds. When I was young we called them "helicopter seeds" because of the way they spun in circles when they came off the tree.

14 comments:

Vicki M. said...
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Vicki M. said...

When my daughter was little, she ate those seed pods. In a panic, I called Poison Control. The only name I have even known them as was helicopter seeds. They knew exactly what I was talking about! They are non-poisonous.

Susan said...

Oh We had those all over our yard and I have now been pulling up the little starts of the trees!!! Hate them.
Susan

sara said...

this is a great shot!!

LuAnn said...

Have I told you how much I love your outdoor pics (ha ha )
Love it!!!!

Darla said...

i have never seen maple tree. i have seen so many new plants in your photos. thanks. :)

bentonflocke said...

i know these helicopter seeds from my childhood!! Beautiful picture!

Sara G said...

Great angle!
Lovely photo!!
Take care and hope you have a great weekend.

Renee said...

The path looks very inviting.

Renee said...

I almost forgot. When I was little my brother, cousins & I used to split the seed part & stick them to our noses! LOL

dd said...

I don't think I've ever seen a maple tree before. I just love this picture! It makes me want to get up and take me a walk somewhere!!

Cherdecor said...

Mari, I am surprised that some people have never seen a maple tree before. That means they have never seen the seed pod before. They must not live in America.

Christine said...

I love the perspective of this photo, Mari. It looks like such a peaceful walk.

Oz Girl said...

Ah yes. The lil helicopters. What a mess they made on my patio when I lived in Ohio. :)