Love in a Mist (05/25/2006) Love-In-A-Mist (Nigella spp.) is an interesting addition to the garden.
Love in a Mist (05/22/2006) Love in a Mist (Nigella damascena) is a popular garden flower, the distinctive seed pods are often included in dried flower arrangements.
Baneberry (07/09/2006) Baneberry (Actaea pachypoda) produces poisonous white flowers. The rest of the plant is quite toxic as well.
Baneberry (07/09/2006) The baneberry (Actaea pachypoda) has toothed, bipinnate compound leaves up to 40 cm long and 30 cm broad.
Columbine (07/09/2006) A columbine (Aquilegia spp.) growing toward the top of the road in Mill Creek Canyon.
Clematis (07/09/2006) Clematis has shy flowers that grow in long vines. As I understand, clematis does quite well in native gardens. The vines can drape over fences and walls.
Smashed Columbine (07/09/2006) This columbine (Aquilegia spp.) on the Big Water trail was smashed by a bike. As you see, it has a male and female flower. I was hoping to find another (not smashed columbine of this color) but did not.
Baneberry (07/09/2006) The flowers of the Baneberry (Actaea spp.) are in a dense raceme.