Tag Archives: Flowers

A (Wild) Flower Friday

Perseverance – Trout Lilly

Floral Friday – Wildflower

Also called the Fawn Lilly or Dog Toothed Violet, these flowers come from plants rooted and growing for six or more years. Each bulb can be found about a foot or so deep with plenty of company. When you find one, you’ve most stumbled into a whole colony. Its perseverance is our visual treat.

Spring Beauty Awakening (4 photos)

The forest carpet in Northeast Ohio awakens with the arrival of the spring beauties. A personal favorite, they rise above the leaf bed to spread a delicate white pink mantle on the forest floor. A welcome sight indeed.

Friday Phlox

A spring favorite, ground phlox lays a carpet of delicate spring beauty. I grabbed a few close ups off the front porch, adding a new appreciation worthy of a second look.

I do wonder what the neighbors think when they drive by and I’m scrunched up at ground level with a camera’s nose in the flowers.

Coltsfoot

Wildflower Friday

An early Spring wildflower, I see it along many roadsides and woodland edges. At first glance it may be passed off as a bunch of dandelions. If your a lawn purist its a weed. If your an native purist its invasive. If your into homeopathic remedies it a herb. If you like flowers it has beauty.