With many of the summer species in decline or gone (having completed their life cycle by mating and depositing eggs in the pond), brilliant-red meadowhawks become the dominant odes, along with spreadwings and familiar bluets
. Dainty and approachable, these colorful autumn meadowhawks blend well with fall vegetation.
It also is possible that tandem pairs are more active, and thus, more visible (and more likely to be collected) in later than in earlier stages, or that the large aggregations of familiar bluets
at our study site induced lowered efficiency of oviposition (a density-dependent effect seen elsewhere for this species; Moss, 1992).
Maggie Nelson's shamelessly obsessive, lovable wallow Bluets
, published by Wave books, seeks to define and exemplify different aspects of blue: how we experience it, what philosophers have written about it and how Nelson herself "fell in love with a color ...
We seeded white Dutch clover into bare areas of the lawn, and encouraged wild violets and bluets
to grow into a low-maintenance lawn that stays green without irrigation, even through the hot, dry periods of August.
In "Blues & Roots/ Rue & Bluets
" (the title, half at least, borrowed from a Charles Mingus album), he took this a step further, reworking into open verse the sometimes ornery observations of the Deep South mountain people he'd interviewed in the course of his folk art research, to juicy effect.
Other rarities of the community include Pitcher's stichwort (Arenaria patula--SE), kitten tails (Besseya bullii--SE), and disjunct occurrences of post oak (Quercus stellata), aromatic aster (Symphiotrichum oblongifolium (Nutt.) Nesom--SR) and narrowleaf summer bluets
Both she and he had published literary work as college students, she in Biltmore Junior College's Bluets
and he in Carolina Magazine.
Other groups with such common names as spreadwings, dancers, and bluets
are our most frequently encountered damselflies.
His company, Les Bluets
Mistassini Ltee, sells fresh and frozen blueberries, and now cranberries, to customers in Canada and internationally.
Countless roadside stands advertise blueberries for sale, or simply bluets
. The owners pick them from their properties and other secret spots in the wild, and you can buy a huge box for a few dollars.
Factors affecting reproductive success in distylous bluets
: effects of morph, size, location, and neighborhood.