Category Archives: Flowers

Invasive plants

purple loosestrife

purple loosestrife

purple loosestrife is an invasive species that is spreading. If can be found along the river and in ditches and wetlands.  it is a hearty perennial that  takes over wetlands. This plant is growing by the Mississippi river in local park land. 

It floats and it is pink

water lily

Water lily

The weather was so perfect Tuesday morning that instead of sitting down to work I started the day by taking pictures of flowers at Como conservatory. The building wasn’t open but the grounds are. I really enjoyed the quiet and of course the flowers.