It's rhubarb heading for rhubarb pie!
Mark, Good Eye!! I went with the name given to the photo without looking closely at the photo. I should have caught that one since we grow rhubarb in our garden, duh on me!
A little thread drift here.
Speaking of rhubarb it brought to mind that the leafs are toxic because they contain oxalic acid.
The Incan's used acidic plant leafs to "gold plate" castings made of an alloy of copper and gold. The acid from the plants would eat away the copper in the alloy exposed on the surface of the casting. The pure gold left behind on the surface was then burnished over to form a pure gold "plated" finish.
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So I've been smoking Rhubarb all these years?
A Fan Dancer!
Just a guess on my part I wouldn't know anything about fan dancers...Honest!
I have heard, as well, that the leaves are toxic and can kill a cow. However, I know from personal observation that a Moose can eat the leaves and live. Rhubarb pie is my favorite and we grow quite a bit every year. One moose ate the leaves off of two sizable plants, happily walked off and returned a few days later.
I went to school with Luther and his sister Onafillia Rhubarb in Arkansas. They always rode to school on a Cow.
Sally Rand she ain't.
And what about the tires? Balloon size indeed, with a fitting thread for off road use. Looks like standard 21" demountables, maybe the tires were 5.25" or more instead of the std 4.40-4.50" width?