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Big bro and kid bro dandelion hanging out in front of the techno club ://aboutblank. Giving them a once over: cool couple hops and Ailanthus altissima.

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Plants under a sidewalk grate

Spotted on Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin-Friedrichshain near the computer game museum.

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Plants in the bathroom mirror. Spotted this morning on the sidewalk of Gubener Straße, one of Friedrichshain’s greenest hidden little streets.

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Wild arugula

Things are lushest at the end of summer, especially this summer in Berlin. Weeks of rain alternating with a few super-hot days mean plants growing prodigiously and in more places than I’ve ever seen – or am I just noticing them more? Above, arugula elbows in next to the stinging nettle near the Modersohnbrücke in Friedrichshain, the bridge where young folks gather to watch the sunset. Now they can have a little snack with their cheap beer.

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Baby tree of heaven on Mainzerstraße, Berlin-Friedrichshain.

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Did you ever wonder… what can happen under… under a manhole cover? I had to stop in my tracks while strolling around Sonntagstraße in Berlin-Friedrichshain recently – there was something alive down there!

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Artist duo Iris-a-Maz invite us all to their new video installation, Ultra Plants, opening tonight, May 11, in Hamburg. As fellow artistic investigators of urban plants who have contributed insights and images to Urban Plant Research in the past, Iris-a-Maz have now turned their attention to so-called weeds.

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Photos in response for our call for dandelions, to wrap up the week! This dreamy close-up is from Sarah Parker, aka @sparkler on Instagram, as is the following trio…

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On the sloping streets of San Francisco, local plants are interacting with the local architecture, growing against all odds. Phoebe Kuo sent in the above photo, reporting, “An intrepid urban plant seeks refuge on a steep San Francisco incline on Hayes Street, facing Alamo Square park (home of the famous Full Housepainted ladies’), inside a nice, wet rain gutter.” Let’s take a closer look…

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