We took a stroll from our host’s house in Spanish Fort (where the whole community has sidewalks on both sides of the street!) and found this familiar but not recently-seen volunteer wildflower in abundance.
And here’s the problem at 12 years into blogging one’s life several times weekly: I’ve focused on this plant before. So I will borrow from myself, with permission, and offer these interesting details (again) about a plant you are likely to find along trails and woods margins near you:
This wildflower cameo appearance was part of a longer piece on summer bloomery that became a “Road Less Traveled” column in the Floyd Press in 2010 entitled Summer’s Flood of Green.”