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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Widows Tears

These used to be in my Mom's yard growing up. She called them widows tears, the flowers didn't like the hot heat so they close into little pods in the heat of the day, if picked, purple "tears" weep from the plant.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Copyright: © Laura Kauffman