All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Mountain Laurel</strong> close-up
May 22, 2005
Look closely at a newly opened flower. The stamens are tucked into little maroon-colored pockets. When a bee lands on the flower the stamens pop up, showering her with pollen, which she carries t...
Mountain Laurel close-up
May 22, 2005
Look closely at a newly opened flower. The stamens are tucked into little maroon-colored pockets. When a bee lands on the flower the stamens pop up, showering her with pollen, which she carries to the next flower. One stamen has been released from its pocket.

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