What’s blooming this week? (April 28) UPDATED

The latest post in my continuing series on what is flowering each week in the Fingerlakes region of New York.  You can read the past two weeks here and here.  This week was stormy and rainy, which slowed down the bloom time of many species.

This week, the willows continue to bloom, in addition to the weeds mentioned before (Creeping Charlie, Chickweed, Cardamine, and Deadnettle).

Acer negundo, or Box Elder, started flowering this week

Acer negundo, or Box Elder, started flowering this week

It has opposite branches

It has opposite branches

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Box elder flowers

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Daffodils (Narcissus sp) have been flowering for a while but this is the first one to flower in one of my orchards

Similarly, dandelions (Taraxacum officionale) have been flowering for a couple of weeks, but just started in the orchards

Similarly, dandelions (Taraxacum officionale) have been flowering for a couple of weeks, but just started in the orchards

Common groundsel or old-man-in-the-spring (who knows with common names) (Senecio vulgaris)

Common groundsel or old-man-in-the-spring (who knows with common names) (Senecio vulgaris)

This mustard, which I am still working on the ID for (clue me in if you know), I was thinking maybe a Rorippa, but I can't be confident

Purple Violet (Viola sororia)

Purple Violet (Viola sororia)

Field pansy (Viola arvensis) in only one of my sites

Field pansy (Viola arvensis) in only one of my sites (and proof positive that not all violets are blue, ahem)

Hyacinth (Hyacinthus sp.) in a garden in one of the orchards

Hyacinth (Hyacinthus sp.) in a garden in one of the orchards

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari sp.) being visited by a honeybee

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari sp.) being visited by a honeybee

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And sweet cherries (Prunus avium) have started to bloom!

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One thought on “What’s blooming this week? (April 28) UPDATED

  1. Pingback: What’s blooming this week? (May 5) | standingoutinmyfield

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