Rise ‘n’ Shine




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Trout Lily




Today’s post features the Trout Lily, aka Dog-tooth Violet (Erythronium albidum), one of my favorite spring, woodland wildflower. It has such a graceful flower on a stem that grows to ~7″ tall. And surrounded by leaves that are 6″ long and mottled dull green and brown, with a silvery coating. Here are a few of […]

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Growing Up




Three days ago, when I visited a nearby woodland area, I found that the Dog-tooth Violets, also known as Trout Lily (Erythronium albidum) were in the process of poking their colorful, mottled leaves through the leaf litter. Here is what the leaf looks like: This lovely wildflower is a 2-leaved plant that grows to about […]

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Purity




Today’s Missouri woodland wildflower is a new one for me … my first time to witness this beauty. As I was leaving the wooded area across the road from my rural home, I just happened to see this small wildflower out of the corner of my eye and against a tree trunk. Upon closer inspection, […]

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