July 23, 2017 § Leave a comment
Wicked Smaht © Lynn Wiles 2017
A Boston expression for an intelligent person and a way for me to remember the name of this plant – Smartweed.
July 22, 2017 § Leave a comment
All Over © Lynn Wiles 2017
These wildflowers are everywhere in a place I frequent. They might be wild chervil.
July 21, 2017 § Leave a comment
Purple Loosestrife © Lynn Wiles 2017
Sometimes names confuse me. Yes, it’s purple but what is loose and why strife?
July 20, 2017 § 2 Comments
Opening Act © Lynn Wiles 2017
I’ve seen chicory flowers budding, blooming, closing, and dying before but I don’t believe I’ve seen one in the process of opening before.
July 19, 2017 § 6 Comments
Solve the Mystery © Lynn Wiles 2017
There is a vine growing on my arbor that sprouted these tiny dark purple flowers. No one on iNaturalist knows – do you? I don’t. Maybe it’s black swallow wort http://www.massaudubon.org/learn/nature-wildlife/invasive-plants/swallow-wort
July 18, 2017 § Leave a comment
Garlic A-Go-Go © Lynn Wiles 2017
Off the ground and cultivated instead of wild.