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The jackrabbit was having a bad hare day. What did his doe bring him?
> Rabbitbrush


Photo: rubber rabbitbrush, Ericameria nauseosa, (sunflower family, Asteraceae) jackrabbit winter forage



When do you go at red and stop at green?

> When eating a watermelon.
(thanks to

Photo: watermelon, Citrullus lanatus (cucumber family, Cucurbitaceae)


>What socks do you need for a cool season lawn that you don’t need for a warm season lawn?

cool season lawn  Photo: Cool-season grass lawn

Garden hose.
(Warm season lawn grasses are more water-efficient.)



Photo: tomatoes (Solanum lygopersicon, potato family, Solanaceae)

What is the difference between knowledge and wisdom?
> Knowledge is knowing tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
(thanks to

> Why did the tomato go out with a prune? Because it couldn’t find a date.
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More plant jokes will be added here as I get a chance. These illustrated various points in my talk on Curious Stories of Familiar Plants, in addition to making the audience groan.

Enjoy your day!

Comments and corrections welcome.