Flower Friday: The Iris in the Yard

I was delighted to find this lovely flower in my yard. The color on my camera is slightly off because this iris is decidedly purple in real life but tends to look blue in many of the photos.  

Flower Friday: The sinister may-apple

In April, the forest floor is often covered with foot-high plants with umbrella-like leaves called may-apples (Podophyllum peltatum). However, these plants have a rather sinister look in my opinion. They kind of remind me of this guy from Disney’s Fantasia.   Like the poison love-apple (the tomato), … Continue readingFlower Friday: The sinister may-apple