Plant Database forum: Addition to database image type

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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Feb 20, 2012 8:19 PM CST
Dave can we have catkins added to the list of photo types when adding a photo to the database?
Name: Evan
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eclayne
Feb 20, 2012 8:40 PM CST

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What's a catkin? Looked up. Nice one. I've seen these on birch. Raked them up too.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 20, 2012 9:29 PM CST
Hi Evan. I ended up putting it as a bloom. If we get catkin added I'll go back and change it. : )
Name: Evan
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eclayne
Feb 20, 2012 9:59 PM CST

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Evan
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 20, 2012 10:56 PM CST
Hurray! Hopefully we will get catkins added to the list. Thumbs up
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Feb 21, 2012 7:50 AM CST

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We already have "Bloom" as an image type. Since catkins are clusters of inconspicuous blooms, I think adding it to the image types would be redundant. If we start further sub-categorizing the types of images, I fear we'd end up with a long list that would get pretty unwieldy.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 21, 2012 10:05 AM CST
Makes sense, I just didn't know if I should call it a bloom. Sticking tongue out
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dave
Feb 21, 2012 12:57 PM CST

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Feb 22, 2012 2:42 PM CST
For this particular plant: Pignut Hickory (Carya glabra) under bloom color I described it as yellowish-green catkins.
For other plants I think I've also be mentioned in the comment section that the blooms are catkin like panicles etc.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Feb 22, 2012 3:02 PM CST
Thumbs up It was so much fun researching Hazelnuts. I didn't know there were male and female blooms.

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