The woods behind our house is a beautiful sight this time of year, awash in woodland wildflowers. Different varieties of wildflowers carpet large areas and this year they seem particularly abundant.
I found a great website to help me put a name to these faces at www.minnesotawildflowers.info. Check it out if you are trying to identify any wildflowers in the northern zones, as they literally have hundreds listed both by color and name.
This first pink beauty that is bursting everywhere, is definitely Claytonia virginica, or Virginia Spring Beauty.
Aren’t these delicate flowers absolutely gorgeous? I want to grow them in my garden! Continue reading