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Wildflower Wednesday: Drummond’s aster

I love all the native asters with their crazy growth and light blue, purple or white flowers, but this Wildflower Wednesday, sponsored by Gail of Clay and Limestone, I want to highlight Symphyotrichum drummondii var. drummondii (Lindl.), Drummond’s aster (synonyms: Aster drummondii, Aster sagittifolius var. drummondii). Drummond’s aster is...

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Wildflower Wednesday: Russelia equisetiformis

Okay, so Russelia equisetiformis, commonly known as firecracker plant or coral plant, isn’t native to the United States. It is, however, a transplant from Mexico and other tropical climes. When the summer sun tries to do its worst, this little plant (in Oklahoma anyway) laughs and then really turns...

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Wildflower Wednesday: Sabatia campestris Nutt.

Always a day late and a dollar short, my Wildflower Wednesday post is on Thursday. While Gail, Carrie and I took photos of the roadside prairie meadows near RDR, we noticed a small pink flower in abundance. Neither one of us had ever seen this tiny and intense flower...

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