This is one of the weirdest wildflowers I’ve ever come across (although birdsbill dayflower is even stranger). You can see how this flower got its name (more or less) on the right. On the left, you can see one of … Continued
Buildings in downtown Tucumcari (New Mexico) are reflected in the window of the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store.
Buds of the same mint-like flower I posted yesterday. These buds are impossibly tiny and the entire plant is very close to the ground. (I feel every one of my 61 years when I try to photograph these.)
I’m pretty sure it’s some kind of mint — the flower looks like a mint and the stem was square. I saw it growing very close to the ground in my neighborhood yesterday. UPDATE: It is a mint and it’s … Continued
One of the year’s first wildflowers — a dandelion.
Yaquina Head Lighthouse (Newport, Oregon) on an extremely foggy day.