April 30, 1852

in Thoreau’s Journal:

I observe today the bright crimson? perfect flowers of the maple—crimson styles—sepals & petals (crimson or scarlet?)


whose leaves are not yet-very handsome in the sun as you look to the sky-& the hum of small bees from them.

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