Archive for March 28th, 2007

Pollen constituents

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The yellow dusting on all exposed surfaces confirms that it’s pollen season, and everyone always says it’s pine pollen. I’ve examined some of those wormy things that the oak trees are dropping, and they leave yellow smudges on the sidewalks, so I’m thinking part of the yellow dusting (current count exceeds 5K) is from the oaks, too. This makes additional sense because in this part of town we have many oaks and fewer pines.

Yeah, I know the pine pollen grains are very large, and the oaks, not so much*, but still….

* …as Jon Stewart would say….