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Glazed

However much drivers, walkers and anyone having to clean up afterward might be inconvenienced, ice storms provide some of the most beautiful natural adornment to the beauty that already exists hereabouts.

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Frosted

Sub-freezing air supersaturated with moisture puts sugar-candy rime on all edges, more rarely spines or thick crusts.

Fern and fungus…

Aspiring to evergreen

Silver bells and cockleshells

cherry and maple…

Prunus subhirtella

Acer palmatum

Acer palmatum

andromeda and magnolia…

Pieris japonica (with rhododendron)

Pieris japonica with rhododendron

M. macrophylla and Pachysandra terminalis

M. macrophylla and Pachysandra terminalis

and waves of wild clumpgrass:

Sorghastrum (?)

Sorghastrum (?)