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(03-25-10) (Prolific Crocus tommasinianus blankets the Oak Knoll) I don’t know about you, but when spring rolls around and I see a field of organisms that seem to appear out of no-where, I’m reminded that the world is a lot bigger than me; that I’m easily comparable to that spring crocus that blooms just for […]

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Crocus tommasinianus Random fun facts: – This is one of the first crocuses to bloom (sometimes before the snow has even melted) and is considered the most reliable (its quiet prolific!) – It is named for the botanist Muzio G. Spirito de Tommasini (1794-1879) The Specs: Family: Iridaceae Genus: Crocus Species: tommasinianus Common Name: Tommasini’s […]

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