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Macro/Micro Picture of the Day

September 10, 2020

Scouler Willow Seed

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-09-10

Here is a seed of Scouler willow (Salix scouleriana), at 40x magnification, found near Lefthand Reservoir in Colorado's Indian Peaks. As is evident from the picture, the seeds are dispersed by wind. Native Americans had many uses for this plant.

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).