I was looking at the maple tree across the road and noticed a bit of green way up on the trunk in a very odd spot. Fall foliage is past and maples were red, not green, or completely grey and barren rather, this time of year. On closer inspection I saw a…
…Thistle growing in a tree!
How bizzare. There is a thistle plant growing in the tree. A thistle seed must have blown up and settled in the wrinkles of the maple tree’s bark where some dirt had gotten. It looks amazingly healthy. This is a first year growth. We’ll see if it survives the winter and flowers next year.
Outdoors: 65°F/43°F Partially Sunny
Tiny Cottage: 69°F/67°F
Daily Spark: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss