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Ants on My Peonies

Ants on my peonies. Photo by Maureen Moore.
Ants on my peonies. Photo by Maureen Moore.
Ants on my peonies. Photo by Maureen Moore.
Ants on my peonies. Photo by Maureen Moore.
May 16, 2010

Maureen Moore used a close up filter on her camera to take these photos of ants on her peonie buds.

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Comments:

The cool thing is that the ants eat away the outer shell of the peonie flower bud, allowing the flower to bloom. The plant needs the ants. The ants need the plant.


posted by Ted Warren on 05/17/10 at 2:59 PM

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