Plant Anomalies: Insect Galls

I’ve been examining these fantastical-looking green balls on one particular hillside for years, wondering what was going on with them. They often looked like strings of green pearls, rooted in the prairie. Was this some bizarre natural feature of the plant? Had it been attacked by an insect and formed a whole cluster of galls?Continue reading “Plant Anomalies: Insect Galls”