Monday, September 25, 2006

Sunday, September 24, 2006


Since I wouldn't want it growing in my yard I guess it qualifies as a weed but it does have a beautiful yellow blossom.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Toad Lily

This is a recent addition to my yard, the toad lily, Tricyrtis latifolia. It has a beautiful flower. It is originally from the mountain region of the Himalayas, to Japan, Taiwan and Korea.

Monday, September 11, 2006

Wetlands in late summer

After a long - hot - dry summer the wetlands that have had a constant source of water are rich with vegetation and the small creatures the plants support. This of course draws predators like the great blue heron.