Native to parts of Europe, Western Asia and Northern Africa, White Campion is now wide spread. It moved across Russia and into Finland with soldier's provisions and imported hay and grain. It likely arrived in the US through ship ballast…Read More
Native to Europe and Asia, tufted vetch (also known as cow vetch, bird vetch, blue vetch, boreal vetch) is considered a common weed and invasive species in North America.Read More
Native to Europe, Perennial Pea is an invasive species in North America, which has spread to every state. Lathyrus latifolius has butterfly-like blossom typical of the pea family, with a lower keel of two fused petals below, and two wing petals above.
Native to North Africa, Asia, and Europe, Bittersweet Nightshade is known as an invasive weed in North America. It also produces one of my favorite flowers.
In the Middle Ages the plant was thought to be effective against witchcraft, and was sometimes hung around the neck of cattle to protect them from the evil eye.
While Mike was in the studio to refresh his head shots, we spent a couple minutes near the end of the session to create some additional portraits for fun. This was my favorite from that bonus set.
Iceland PoppyRead More