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SIGNS: Pollinator Foolers

bee & fly mimics...
orchid flowers trap insects
for pollination

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Hoosier Quote:
“Make your business talks 
as short as your prayers 
and you will always be a winner.”
~Edgar W. Howe~


Jim said…
Great shots
Tom said…
I never knew this! Tom The Backroads Traveller
These are very crafty plants to mimic the females of their pollinators. But then didn't we all know that orchids were smart plants.
Norma Ruttan said…
neither did I, Tom! I love learning new things!
Norma Ruttan said…
thanks! The day I visited the orchid collection was one of my favorite days.
RedPat said…
Tricky flowers!
How clever of those plants! I love orchids.
Lesley said…
These are more than just pretty flowers!
Graham Edwards said…
Interesting. One lives and learns.
diane b said…
That's clever. Like your quote too.
Norma Ruttan said…
glad you liked the quote.
Norma Ruttan said…
I too enjoy learning new things!
Gattina said…
I learned something new !
judie said…
Fun and informative post Nonnie. Mother Nature is awesome and this is proof.
Su-sieee! Mac said…
Very interesting -- a natural form of entrapment.

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