Great Meadows trip

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  1. Cayuga Morning

    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    My husband and I took a trip to Great Meadows, a nature preserve that is mainly water. The water lilies were still in bloom. These photos don't do them justice.
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    The seed head just starting to form. When fully mature, they look like shower heads!
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    The yellow in the distance are the flowering water lilies. IMG_20190818_145411.jpg
    Me & hubbie enjoying our day!
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Oh my I don't think I've ever seen so many water lilies in one place!!
     
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    What a great place, Cayu. That's a very good foto of you and your man. The background is amazing. I think that I would have enjoyed visiting there.
    I like water lilies and seeing them on your foto's make me think of Friesland.
     
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    Amazing photos, great thanks for having it here.
     
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    After the seed heads dry,, the seeds can be eaten ! Shelled of course !
     
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    I did not know that mart.
     
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    There are several parts of a water lily that are edible ! I have never tried any though ! Hubby and kids back then ate the seeds ! Native Americans ground them into flour and used other parts !
     

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