What’s blooming this week? (May 19)

Here is a list of the things that just started flowering this week in the apple orchards of the fingerlakes region of NY.  You can see last week’s post here and follow the series back to the beginning of the flowering season in early April.

 

Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

This is a choke cherry (Prunus virginiana)

This is a choke cherry (Prunus virginiana)

The flowers look very similar to a black cherry to me

The flowers look very similar to a black cherry to me

But the leaves do not have the hairy midvein of the black cherry

But the leaves do not have the hairy midvein of the black cherry

Stinking Chamomile (Anthemis cotula)

IMG_2298White Clover (Trifolium repens)

IMG_2205 IMG_2206Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

IMG_2315 IMG_2319Yellow Wood Sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

Yellow wood sorrel is delicious

Yellow wood sorrel is delicious

Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris)

IMG_2149 IMG_2150Pineapple Weed (Matricaria discoidea)

IMG_2212Dame’s Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

IMG_2305Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris)

IMG_2200 IMG_2211Lance leaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)

IMG_2192Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

IMG_2189Common Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

IMG_2165 IMG_2166Tartarian Honeysuckle (Lonicera tartarica)

It may be invasive but it is quite beautiful

It may be invasive but it is quite beautiful

Morrow’s Honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

IMG_2115Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra)

IMG_2142Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

So cute!

So cute!

A terrible photo of Cinquefoil (Potentilla reptans)

I apologize for this photo and my existence

I apologize for this photo and my existence

Sheep’s sorrel (Rumex acetosella)

Pretty red colours in the grass

Pretty red colours in the grass

Little flowers

Little flowers

Common barberry (Berberis vulgaris)

IMG_2462 IMG_2464Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

IMG_2268Common Vetch (Vicia sativa)

IMG_2441Whew!  Did I miss anything?

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