18 thoughts on “Rain washed the berries bright.

    1. Yes, cotoneaster. I can never remember that odd name, and have to look it up every year. These are the same berries I use to decorate at Christmastime, and they grow along the creeks and bike paths, I imagine planted long ago by the city….

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  1. We have had lots of rain also and our pond is full to over flowing again today. The ditches along the road look like small creeks too. Beautiful to see though.

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  2. Beautiful. I didn’t recognize them. We don’t have cotoneasters this large around here. Is it wild? I remember how surprised I was when I learned how to pronounce the name.

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    1. They seem to be wild now, well established along the creeks and bike paths, to the point where the city cuts them down every few years. I think this one may have escaped that purging. But I wonder if they naturalized from suburban plantings…

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