Weekly Wildflower Feature for the week of May 25, 2020

Hello friends! We hope you all had a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend. How did you and your family safely celebrate?

This week, we’d like to continue honoring our country’s fallen heroes with a Red, White, and Blue Wildflower Feature. Keep an eye out for these three flowers:

Red Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis): If you spot this flower on the trails, it will capture your attention instantly. You can’t miss its stunning red flowers that decorate the plant like miniature crowns!

Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia): At first glance, this plant might look like a funky stalk of white foam in the distance. When you get closer, you’ll find that these flowers just have extra-long stamens. If you’re lucky, you might even find the pink variety of this flower!

Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricate): This pinwheel-shaped flower has quite the color range: from deep blues and purples to faded lilacs and azures and even white! Which colors can you find?

Posted by mklein1216 mklein1216, May 26, 2020 22:08

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Is it possible to post images of the flowers you feature each week?

Posted by jonathan2 2 months ago (Flag)
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Hi there! Yes, I believe you can. I will work on adding photos to this week's feature! We will also be promoting the project on our team's Instagram account, once we get it up and running.

Posted by mklein1216 2 months ago (Flag)

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