CLIFF CREGO | S-curve, Powder River, Oregon | WHITETOP (Cardaria draba)

S-curve, Powder River, Oregon . . . The charming creamy-white sprays of texture seen here
on both sides of the river are composed of one of the more notorious weeds of the Northwest,
Whitetop (Cardaria draba).
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On the road in the American Northwest.

from 100 MINIATURES . . .

(84) In Praise of the Economy of Buds?
Store up the light and quick energy
needed for next Spring during the slow
and easy months of high Summer;

Prepare for the worst of Winter by making
oneself small and motionless against the twig;

Forget about absolute size and rigid sequence,
knowing that beauty resides in the measured,
rhythmic unfolding of the well-proportioned

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(created: VI.1.2008)