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White dogwood bracts catch the late sunlight. The tiny flowers in the center cluster haven't opened yet…
Garden foliage right now...
Bison meatloaf is served …
As the sun goes down, the wood sorrel flexes its flower muscles to close up for the night.
Wood sorrel mound in full flower, after days of spring rain…
A couple of late-season purple trilliums, impressing me with their giant leaves.
Three Tower of Jewels plants, native to the Canary Islands, spotted in Ft. Bragg, California.
@lynneguist Highway sign alerting slower traffic to upcoming turnout opportunity. Mendocino county.
@lynneguist Just for you, a turnout with sign, spotted in the wild. Highway 20, Mendocino county, California.
Just figured this one out from a guidebook - Coast Sun Cup. The yellow seems to have overwhelmed my camera sensor.
A cousin of irises, native blue-eyed grass flowers have six petals, and can be dark or light purple, or yellow.
Ornamental strawberry plants bloom amid the rosemary...
Roadside native plants in the forest, with a healthy clump of Pacific Coast Irises amid the ferns & poison oak.
Pacific Coast Irises are in their peak blooming season right now, in their redwood region home...
Overhead view of bearded iris Perfect Couple...
The next bearded iris opened today, called Perfect Couple ( a reverse amoena )...
The Misumena vatia spider can change color to blend with its host flower. #doingitwrong
Farmers' market broccoli buds, from the Brookside School organic garden…
Farmers' market pepper jam in dappled sun. #pepperporn
Also, the California poppies are back. #poppyporn
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