Tag Archives: biennial wildflower

07.26.2015 Frontyard Black-eyed Susan

Thank goodness it is raining.  Most of all, it is welcome relief for our garden.  Lately if there is rain around it has seemed to pass us by.  One day last week I watched an approaching storm on the radar … Continue reading

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05.19.2015 Ruffled Saddles

One of my favorite mushrooms to photograph is the Dryad’s Saddle (Polyporus squamosus).  They are polypores aka shelf fungi and related to the ones probably most recognized by most as Turkey Tails.  Yesterday while hiking I found the most ruffle-edged … Continue reading

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03.07.2015 Summer Mullein

One wildflower that gets little respect, at least I have heard mostly discouraging words for it, is Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsis).  It is generally a roadside or waste area plant, but I have seen a few in flower gardens and … Continue reading

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