The Yellows

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    I like wildflowers, so that's what I usually notice.
    The tansy, goldenrod and evening primroses are all blooming in the waste spaces, so Fall is just around the corner. But today I noticed a wildflower I'd never see before--also a yellow, with tiny flowers that goes to seed like a dandelion. It took a bit, but I finally identified it on line.
    Wild lettuce! I love finding a new one. O.L. is happy this afternoon.
     
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    my favorite wildflower...is the red Indian paintbrush...
     
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    OMG! I love them, too. Not the dominant color, so they are super special when you find them. Are you out west? What we call red Indian paintbrush here is actually red hawkweed. The real Indian paintbrush doesn't grow in the Northeast. But I love them anyway.
     
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    Yes I am and we can still find them on the hillside...longest season I can remember...We love to go on wildflower hunts in the spring....
     
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    Coreopsis

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    I'd call that one second to the Texas Blue Bonnet.
    But then I'm a bit biased.
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    Here's a nice combo of both.
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    Your blue bonnets look something like our lupines, but bluer. They grow wild?
     
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    I got many a bee sting as a kid pulling the Corolla tube out of Indian Paintbrushes for the sweet nectar.
    It was worth it.
     
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    Marsh Marigolds
     
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