Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Sun and Star

Unknown mushroom, probably a bolete and fallen Yoshino cherry sepal.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Anemone 'Sylvestris'

Snowdrop windflower. Tiny but one of the first anemones to bloom in spring.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Inner Beauty

Unknown tulip.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Fritillaria uva-vulpis

A native of Turkey, Iraq and Iran. The bells are downfacing so they are not showy but a small interesting plant nonetheless.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Flowers of Maple Acer Japonicum 'O Taki', alt. 'Odaki'

Acer Japonicum are commonly included with Japanese maples which are Acer plamatum but the leaves differ significantly.

PJM Rhododendron with Gold tips

The PJMs are blooming now. I noticed these because the tips of the stamens appear to be almost metallic gold. Please click on the photo to enlarge so you can clearly see the golden tips.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008