Okay. I’m done with the letter F for now. Let’s start over with the letter A. A is for aster. Aster used to be the genus for these, er, asters that now are apparently in the genus Eurybia. So much for my nomenclature knowledge anymore. I’m a taxonomic has-been. Since the advent of DNA sleuthing, genera are being pulled apart all across the (formerly known) animal kingdom. The whole notion of species seems in a state of flux. And it doesn’t seem to have …

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