Wordless Wednesday: Tulip

Tulip

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Currently Blooming at Claude Moore Park

Spring seems to be running late and cold this year, but I found some things in bloom on a recent hike. The trees, in particular, are lovely.

Frogshackle Pond

I believe these are apples:

White flowers

Perhaps Apple

but I’m not sure about the tree below. I thought Mom had said it was a Littlehip Hawthorne. But I’ve learned that those have white flowers, and these buds are a striking deep red.

Tree with Red Buds

Red Buds

Do you know what it is?

In the Visitor’s Center, the park manager (and my longtime friend) suggested that I might find Bloodroot if I hiked north. And I did!

Bloodroot 2

Bloodroot 3

Little treasures among the leaves. Spring is here. Even if we did see snow flurries at home today.

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Wordless Wednesday: Trunk

Trunk

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