From tiny beginnings to oceans I discovered the world in words

25 days into August

the alder buckthorn
suddenly orange fruits–
so much I overlook
Elaine Patricia Morris (c) 2019

Comments on: "25 days into August" (2)

  1. Just don’t eat it… I looked it up – the plant: Alder buckthorn is a sparsely branched shrub or small tree which prefers fairly damp and rich sites. In Northern Finland it is quite demanding. Berries and bark of alder buckthorn are poisonous. This plant has been used in dyeing e.g. wool.

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