Reviving My Senses – Sight

A picture is worth a thousand words. I can’t add anything worthwhile.

Canadian Columbine (aquilegia canadensis)
Canadian Columbine (aquilegia canadensis)

Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles japonica)
Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles japonica)

Purple-leafed Ninebark (Physocarpus opifolius Diablo)
Purple-leafed Ninebark (Physocarpus opifolius Diablo)

The above photo doesn’t capture the beauty of this bush, but check out the closeup of one of its flower heads below.

Closeup of Ninebark flower head
Closeup of Ninebark flower head
Skipper on a branch
Skipper on a branch
Lupine (Lupinus perennis)
Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

Native Barberry (Berberis)  I know of only two in Allegany County
Native Barberry (Berberis)

Actually, I’m not positive these are natives, but I know I didn’t plant mine. And mine is one of only two I know of in Allegany County, although there may be many more.

Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)
Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)

I’ll stop here. It’s your turn – what’s reviving YOUR sight this spring?

by Peg Cherre, Executive Director

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