Flora Friday MAY 20, 2016

This plant’s plant is known as pinecone. It is fungi and is found growing  on organic litter on the forest floor. Not often seen.

Orobanche species - CA1

This gem is a bi-annual. The seed is dropped the first year. You can often find small plants around it for next years bloom

Scarlet Gilia4_kindlephoto-4909239

This shrub is known as syringa by Idahons. It is the State flower. It is different species from what gardenes most call mock orange. The scent is present.


The common name is Buckwheat. There are several species. It likes a dry rocky soil.  The roots can be ground into a meal.

Creamy Buckwheat2

A creamy yellow flower from my FAVORITE plant. Early spring in dry rocky areas of the Northwest United States

Penstemon deustus

Until next week Betty Louise


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https://idahobluebird50.wordpress.com Member of Netgalley. Senior Citizen and been reading and sharing my thoughts on books most of my life. I read for my pleasure. I have been married for 60 years and we have a Bengal Cat, Kato. Interests include reading, dogs, cats, gardening, knitting, crocheting. I have a strong interest in North American native plants. A word on my reviews. Books review are from my public library, brought, many from Netgalley, a few from Edelweiss, occasionally from an author or from friends. The opinions are my own. I represent no publisher, author or another source​. My reviews can be found on Amazon, Tumblr, Goodreads, Google+. I have no Facebook or Twitter accounts. Thanks for reading my blog.
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6 Responses to Flora Friday MAY 20, 2016

  1. angloswiss says:

    The pine cone is very intersting, never seen before.

  2. Pretty little flowers. Have a great weekend. Have never heard of the pineconee before.

  3. DailyMusings says:

    such pretty plants and flowers- thanks for sharing

  4. Some unusual flowers in your post today, Betty Louise! The scarlet Gilia is very pretty.
    Thank you for joining us at the Floral Friday Fotos meme.

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