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I found this Mugwort growing in a city lot at the end of the Harlem River Walk where I probably should not have been but was happy I went. The background orange is actually an enormous steel pipe. #cityplants . . . . . . . #cityweeds #citynature #citystreets #orange #urbanflora #urbanbotany #urbanplants #urbanexploration #naturephotography #urbanphotography #natureinthecity #plants #instaplant #plantscout #harlem #nyc
The Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the #uws is currently under construction so of course I snuck in and found these beautifully geometric #cityplants . . . . . . . #nyc #cityweeds #plants #plantphotography #urbanflora #urbanexploration #urbanplants #urbanphotography #instanature #natureinthecity #instaplant #citystreets
#cityplants have such a way of adapting to their environments while also changing them often for the better. Perhaps this might be a good definition for resilience... ♥️🌱 . . . . . . . #urbantrees #trees #treesofinstagram #resilient #resilliantcities #urbanresilience #resilience #futurecity #weedy #weeds #urbanflora #nyctrees #urbannature #urbanecology #botany #wildplants
Feeling stressed about #monday ? Try a salad of Prickly Lettuce, aka Opium Lettuce because of its high concentration of lactucarium, a natural sedative qualities, guaranteed to chill you out. 💤💤💤💤 #cityplants . . . . . #cityweeds #naturalremedies #naturalsolutions #wildedibles #urbanforaging #urbanflora #urbanecology #plantfacts #plantscout #plantsofinstagram #instaplant #justleaves #natureinthecity #plantphotography #botany
More than just a beautiful flower, Thistle has long been known to be a powerful antidote to toxins. In fact, in the early 12th Century the incredible polymath Hildegard von Bingen recommended it to those who had been poisoned. By the by she lived to 81 in a time when the average life expectancy was just over 30. #cityplants . . . . . . #flowerfriday #flowers #flowerpower #plantfacts #plantfacts #ethnobotany #biodiversity #botany #urbanplants #urbanflora #urbanecology #wildflowers #nyc #flowersofinstagram #plantphotography #weedy #weekend #happyfriday
Not for nothing but it turns out that Tree of Heaven is the original #rogaine (remember that old chestnut?) since in ancient China doctors prescribed a pulp if its leaves to cure baldness. Idk, maybe? #cityplants . . . . . . . #naturalremedies #treesofinstagram #trees🌳 #trees #forestforthetrees #urbantrees #urbanplants #chinesehistory #hiddenhistory #ethnobotany #urbanbotany #biodiversity #urbanphotography #naturephotography #plantfacts #plantsofinstagram

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