Observation 8639: Scutellinia (Cooke) Lambotte
When: 2008-08-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: My inescapable teleological bent makes me suspect the little hairs on the eyelash cup serve some function.

Perhaps they trigger the release of spores when moved by the wind or a small insect.

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Wonderful image…
By: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)
2008-08-03 20:48:30 CDT (-0400)

…whatever the eyelashes do, you caught them beautifully!

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