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Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Brugmansias Annuals Region: United States of America Plant and/or Seed Trader Garden Photography
Container Gardener Composter Salvias Region: Delaware Adeniums Vermiculture
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Gerris2
Dec 17, 2017 9:17 AM CST
I am going to see if birds will use the cottony masses from Ipomoea albivenia seeds as nesting material.

Certain birds go for wool and the fluff from the Wild Cotton has similar texture, so it might work.

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Name: Ronnie (Veronica)
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
Zinnias Morning Glories Annuals Bee Lover Dragonflies Butterflies
Hummingbirder Birds Salvias Region: Pennsylvania Garden Photography Dahlias
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luvsgrtdanes
Dec 17, 2017 8:21 PM CST
Hummingbirds may very well use that! Keep us posted Thumbs up
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
Charter ATP Member Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Orchids Region: California Plant Identifier
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ctcarol
Dec 17, 2017 9:36 PM CST
Any number of birds might use it. Thumbs up
Name: Beverly
Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico (Zone 11a)
Butterflies Organic Gardener Tropicals Native Plants and Wildflowers Seed Starter
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vitrsna
Dec 30, 2017 11:22 AM CST
Yes indeed, here is a photo of a hummingbird nest made out of fluff from the Mexican Flame Vine flowers that had gone to seed. Both chicks survived very well Smiling
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Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Brugmansias Annuals Region: United States of America Plant and/or Seed Trader Garden Photography
Container Gardener Composter Salvias Region: Delaware Adeniums Vermiculture
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Gerris2
Dec 30, 2017 12:04 PM CST
Very interesting!

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