seeds

Why are Douglas-fir cones falling when they're still green?

Something is causing green Douglas-fir cones to fall from the trees before they are ripe. And, the cones are getting piled up into mounds. Who’s doing this?

It's snowing ... fluffy seeds of black cottonwood!

What is that "snow" drifting through the air? It's the fluffy seeds of black cottonwood.

What are female cones and male cones?

What are seed cones? What are pollen cones? Are they different? Learn about cones here.