This plant has developed a way to shoot the seeds into the air, and once they land, they "WALK" across the ground to find a good spot to germinate. Really.
The genus name honors Lysimachus, a king of ancient Sicily who is said to have used a member of the genus to pacify a maddened bull.
A great native plant for you, for insects, and for the birds.
A little sparse aster looking flower that needs a name.
I LOVE this plant, and I don't know why! I do know that it gets it's name from the coin-like shape of it's leaves.
This is a U.S. endangered species, and I was very happy to find it here at Middle Way Nature Reserve, where it can hopefully stay protected, and hopefully flourish.
Tiny rare and difficult to cultivate plant that supposedly was the first flower to cheer the pilgrims in New England after their first hard winter.
I never knew there were so many kinds of violets until I started taking photos of them. This is just one of 4 on the Reserve.
Wear gloves if you want to pick this plant! It has a sap that irritates and blisters skin.
I feel like this flower looks like a small cousin to the passion flower (which it's not). In any case, I was thrilled to come across this cool looking forb!