Growing up there was a beautiful vine whose blossoms opened in the morning and twisted closed at night. I called it Morning Glory, but it is actually a nasty invasive called bindweed.
|A real Morning Glory--it has tips at outer part of each pinkish ray|
|White-winged doves enjoying the fruits|
You can eat Glacier Lilies!
You should not eat Death Camus.
Arrowleaf Balsamroot roots were used to make medicine by Native Americans.
Blue Flax was used by Native Americans to make rope.
Learning flowers is like learning friends. And whenever I am out in the woods I am never alone because I know the name of much of what is around me. To me there is great power in knowing a name.