One Last Gasp

As fall ushers onto the Missouri prairie, the wonderful Blue Sage (Salvia azurea) is showing off it’s beautiful blue color one last time before it goes to sleep over the winter. One of my favorite wildflowers (I think because the blue is such a spectacular blue), I was a bit surprised to see it still […]

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Monday Morning Blues

Hope your Labor Day was a great one! Mine? Well, I had the Monday Morning Blues. But that’s not bad. The blues I’m talking about is the Blue Sage wildflower (Salvia azurea). If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that the Blue Sage is one of my favorite wildflowers. A summer bloomer […]

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A Wonderful Prairie Meadow Outing

(This post originally published in September 2010) Yesterday morning, I spent several hours in my nearby prairie meadow. I had been avoiding this area for the past couple of weeks as deer season (archery) opened up on September 15 and this area is open for hunting. Besides, I know this area is hunted in season […]

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The Prairie’s Got the Blues

Blue Sage (Salvia azurea) can often be seen growing across Missouri prairies. My first experience with this wildflower was in 2010 when I discovered some clumps of this beauty, growing on a local prairie near my house. On my recent trip to Prairie State Park, I was surprised to see this “gentle giant” growing rampantly […]

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