Friday, March 29, 2013

Skunk Cabbages Melting the Snow

Skunk cabbages bring up the warmth from underground. Parts of them are as much as ten to fifteen degrees fahrenheit warmer than the surface earth. As a result, in early spring where they poke up from the ground they melt the snow, like this:

Skunk Cabbages Melting the Snow.
Photo by Jeff Todd Titon, 2013.  

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