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Last post Sun, Jun 17 2012 4:25 PM by babs. 12 replies.
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  • Sat, Apr 24 2010 4:28 PM

    What wildflowers do you see?

    As I was driving home from town this morning I noticed the baptisia or fall indigo are blooming their lovely showy blue. also the puccoons are dotting the landscape in deep orangey yellows. AM
  • Sun, Apr 25 2010 11:38 PM In reply to

    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

    indian paint brush, poppies orange color and a yellow.now and then finally see the small redones then lots of grape seed lillies and blue bells we got many here in washington but the best ones are alittle off the road in the woods where the road crew did not harm that part of the woods there is more wild flowers in that.

    Oh by the way hi there ann merie.

  • Tue, Apr 27 2010 10:24 PM In reply to

    • Zeus
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    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

     You folks sound good!! I'm not that adept at identifying lots of flowers that I see in a wild setting. Something to strive for in the future I guess. I do get a bit better every year though with ID'ing plants and flowers. Maybe it's because I'm a transplant and not a native New Englander.

  • Wed, Apr 28 2010 12:08 AM In reply to

    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

    Zeus, if identifying them interests you, get a book or two and learn as you go. Also, there may be plant walks in your area you could join. In some states there is a Master Naturalist program you might want to join. Also, I think most states have native plant societies. *** Cindy, I don't think I've seen Indian paintbrushes since I left Texas. *** In my walk today I found a dewberry plant, the first I've seen on our place. I'll be glad for it to grow and spread. As I was picking dandelion greens for salad, I saw that the ox-eye daisies have begun to bloom so I picked those flowers for the salad too. AM
  • Wed, Apr 28 2010 1:45 AM In reply to

    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

    Earlier I saw daffodils. They were grown here for sale to other parts of the USA. They grow wild where people planted them years ago.

    Buttercups, dandelions, and wild violets are blooming in my yard.

  • Wed, Apr 28 2010 8:16 PM In reply to

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    zeuse go to the libray and get your states wild flower book that how I had to learn the hard way took me away but its kinda fun you know what a dandeylion is that yellow annoying floer that grows on good lawn well you got already one flower done thats how its done go from there.

  • Thu, Apr 29 2010 6:46 AM In reply to

    • gayla50
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    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

    daffodils, daylilies . and some wild violet  are taking over the front yard and dandelions are every where .. and somehow we have alot of Johnson grass  the boys need to get rid of that .


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  • Fri, May 7 2010 11:38 PM In reply to

    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

    The ox-eye daisies are blooming as well as the Queen Anne's Lace. AM
  • Sat, May 8 2010 3:05 PM In reply to

    • Pat
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    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

     The daisies here are only a few inches tall! but the prairie violets are blooming, the little wild johnny jump-ups are blooming like crazy, and of course, dandelions. They're huge this year! I haven't been able to get out and look closely so there may be others blooming now. 

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  • Fri, Oct 8 2010 1:21 PM In reply to

    • babs
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    Re: What wildflowers do you see?

    Now, we have wild asters blooming, they are a lavender color. Very pretty. Also , the milkweed pods are opening. Babs

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