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#253 Gumweed

| August 7, 2009

Gumweed on Cantilever Point, Friday Harbor, WA. San Juan Islands. This tall yellow flower grows in abundance all over Western Washington.  As you can see, the Spittlebugs love them!  The “spit” you see here is actually a protective nest for the Spittlebug nymphs.  Spittlebugs mostly feed on grass but they will also eat some bushes […]