Things are looking up, its Spring! But also look down!

Look down because there are wonderful early spring wildflowers just asking to be admired!  Take a look, and remember, click the image to enlarge…

Spring Beauty is a cute little flower that ranges from white to almost purple. Native americans cooked their roots like a potatoe
Spring Beauty is a cute little flower that ranges from white to almost purple. Native americans cooked their roots like a potatoe
IMG_5578 spring beauty grove
A grove of Spring beauties.
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Spring beauty
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Spring beauty
IMG_5406 hepatica
And then there is the incredible hepatica!
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Hepatica
IMG_5382 hepatica
Hepatica. Click on this image and zoom in!
IMG_5396 hepatica grove
a hepatica grove
IMG_5399 blood root
The blood root catches everyone’s eye!
IMG_5387 blood root with leaves as a jacket
Doesn’t it look like the blood root is using its leaves as a coat?
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A grove of blood root. Sap from the roots is blood red in color. Native americans would use the sap as war paint or to dye baskets.
Blood root keeping warm...
Blood root keeping warm…

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