March 24, 2003

March Bloom

Image copyright Fred First
This is Coltsfoot, a non-native wildflower that has been 'naturalized' all over the place. I'll have lots to say about it later, when I have lots to say about things in general again.

Happened to see this single flower (actual size about 1" across) nicely illuminated against the shadow of a rock wall just out the back door. I picked it just for you.

Posted by fred1st at March 24, 2003 08:31 PM | TrackBack

Nice picture, makes it especially hard to wait for spring to finally make it here. Actually the temps are spring-like, but we still have a lot of snow cover so no grass or flowers yet.

Posted by: bogie at March 25, 2003 07:21 AM

Great pic :)

Posted by: deb at March 25, 2003 10:47 AM

Dang! He's showing us pictures now... and I've still got feet of snow piled up outside my windows. Sulk!

Seriously though, lovely colour, bright and cheery. Ta!

Posted by: Alexandra at March 25, 2003 11:32 AM

Thank you for the flower. We all need a flower today. Every day. At least once a week? Please Mr. Photographer, with a cherry on top.

Posted by: meg at March 25, 2003 03:20 PM

Ooooo, pretty!

Posted by: Pascale Soleil at March 25, 2003 10:33 PM

Wonderful...sunshine in pixels!

I passed a grassy noll carpeted in California Poppies the other day...but didn't have my camera with me...I'll return and get a shot or two to share.

The Spring wildflower show has begun in the Bay Area ...Lupin is beginning to unwind it's tendrils...soon the yellow Broom and orange Poppy will give way to frosty white Queen Anne's Lace, blue Lupin and pink Owl's Clover.

Posted by: feste at March 26, 2003 01:07 AM

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