What’s blooming this week? (June 23)

A very rainy and difficult week (the kind that would make you glad you’re not a field biologist haha), so there were fewer new species.  But still plenty to look at!  Click here to go back in time.
Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)

IMG_5380Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus)

IMG_5440Water Lily (Nymphaea alba)

Purdy but one of the harder ones to access for my pollen reference collection!

Purdy but one of the harder ones to access for my pollen reference collection! I almost went for a swim

Horse Nettle (Solanum carolinense)

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Oo! Ow! Must…take…photo!

Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea maculosa)

This skipper landed right on the flower as I was taking a pollen sample...no respect!

This skipper landed right on the flower as I was taking a pollen sample…no respect!

Lamb’s Quarters (Chenopodium album)

IMG_5429 IMG_5433Spreading Dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium)

Not to be confused with last week's hemp dogbane

Not to be confused with last week’s hemp dogbane

Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)

IMG_5418Deptford Pink (Dianthus armeria)

Love me some pinks!

Love me some pinks!

Orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)

IMG_5372Clasping Venus’ Looking Glass (Triodanis perfoliata)

Wins award for name's awesomeness this week

Wins award for name’s awesomeness this week

Common Comfrey (Symphytum officionale)

I thought this looked rather like waterleaf and in fact they are in the same family, Boraginaceae

I thought this looked rather like waterleaf and in fact they are in the same family, Boraginaceae

IMG_5495Flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

The name of this plant always confuses me...all raspberries flower!

The name of this plant always confuses me…all raspberries flower!

Common Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)

IMG_5489Cattails (Typha angustifolia)

So much pollen

So much pollen

Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

IMG_5528Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia sp.)

Definitely not native, but pretty

Definitely not native, but pretty

Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

IMG_5533 IMG_5536Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

IMG_5561Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera macrocarpa) *I mislabeled the species last week as macrocarpa when it was really O. fruticosa, I’ll go back and fix that

IMG_5542Chicory (Cichorum intybus)

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3 thoughts on “What’s blooming this week? (June 23)

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