Little Brown Nut

Little brown husk-covered nut

Growing on the horizontal branch

Bird or squirrel comes by and snatches you up

Caches you in the ground for another day

But you’re forgotten and up sprouts a new hazelnut bush

-Margot Cunningham

hazelnut (must be from last summer)oak forest NE side Albany Hill

California hazelnut, Corylus cornuta ssp. californica

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