Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Springtime flowers

I see these flowers blooming briefly every year in early spring. There is one spot in particular where there is almost a carpet of them, a shady place beneath some tall trees. But this year I'm seeing them in the vineyard, out in the sunny spots under the vine trunks. I haven't tried to identify them yet, so I don't know anything about them.

Anybody recognize these? UPDATE: It's Star of Bethlehem, Ornithogalum umbellatum.

Last night was crystal clear, and this morning is cold, but brilliantly sunny. Time to bundle up and go out with Callie!

4 comments:

  1. Star of Bethlehem are the flowers!
    Lovely are they not!

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  2. Walt,
    Aren't the first harbingers of spring wonderful? Lovely!
    Ron

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  3. tim, thanks! Found 'em.

    ron, absolutely!

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  4. so long as they are not you-know-whats.

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