Wheel of Fortune




Last Thursday morning, I was conducting a “workshop shorty” with a student when I came upon this wonderful-looking Blue-eyed Mary wildflower. What caught my eye on this particular flower was the wonderful, “wheel/spoke” composition the flower was exhibiting. Positioning my tripod above the flower, so that I would be shooting straight down, I moved in […]

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Growing Rampant!




On Saturday morning, I made another trip to the woodland near my rural Missouri home, where I conduct my “shorty” wildflower workshops. I was pleasantly surprised at the big changes in things that have occurred since my last trip there, just 4 days earlier! Besides seeing some new FOY wildflowers, the Virginia bluebells are now […]

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Woodland Peek-A-Boo




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Sweet Blue-eyed Mary




While hiking the nearby natural prairie on Thursday evening, I ran across a patch of Blue-eyed Mary wildflowers (Collinsia verna) growing along the edge of the woods. Here are a few images I captured: The Blue-eyed Mary wildflowers are in the figwort family. Small and dainty, they grow to about 15-inches high. The flowers grow […]

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