Tag: Short-Tailed Weasel

  • Forward, March . . .

     Not just yet, but in a matter of weeks, the Witch Hazels will begin to bloom (Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Pallida’ in March of 2012). Read more about spring blooming Witch Hazels in my previous post, here. Although March belongs, in large part, to Winter, this never seems to stop Spring from sending flirtatious hints our […]

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  • A Tiny Garden Guest, Cloaked in White

    Mustela erminea, Commonly Known as an Ermine, Short-Tailed Weasel or Stoat Meet the beautiful, white-cloaked ermine (Mustela erminea), also commonly known as the stoat or short-tailed weasel. This curious, swift-moving mammal —closely related to ferrets, weasels, otters, wolverines and badgers— is native to the woodlands, mountainous regions, wetlands and moors of North America, Europe, Asia […]

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