Autumn Wildflowers

Along the edge of the woods, we have so many lovely wildflowers! Let me know which is your favorite. My favorite is #3.

#1

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#2

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These are called button flowers. They are yellow flowers that dry out and turn into spiky “buttons.” πŸ™‚

#3

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#4

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Blue flowers seem so rare, but these are prolific along the woods line.

#5

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These are pokeberries. Their stems are my favorite color, but the plants are toxic!

#6

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#7

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#8

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#9

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#10

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This one framed itself perfectly!

#11

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These are so incredibly tiny! God is an amazing Designer.

#12

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#13

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I looked up and saw this vine sticking out over my head. It struck me as funny. πŸ™‚

Have a restful, worshipful Sunday!

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26 thoughts on “Autumn Wildflowers

  1. I haven’t seen flower buttons before! So amazing! ❀

    I'm familiar with pokeberries. We have them growing everywhere. I remember once when I was a kid, I used the juice out of those as paint and painted my face like warpaint. πŸ˜‚ I didn't know they were poisonous, but I didn't get sick. My parents weren't happy with me though. (The stain lasted almost a week.)

    Those yellow ones are pretty – reminds me of some that grow near my grandma's lake.

    I've seen some purple ones around here that are similar to those blue ones. I really love the deep blue in yours!

    Yes, He is an amazing designer!! ❀ Never ceases to amaze me to see the variety in His creation. πŸ™‚

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      1. AmΓ©n!! πŸ’

        Oh my! πŸ₯΄ Glad you threw them out. They are pretty. It’s too bad they are poisonous.

        I’ve heard that poke weed (which I assume would be the leaves of a poke berry plant) is edible if cooked a certain way. I’m not going to try it though. πŸ˜‚

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  2. Did you know that the young leaves of pokeweed are edible *IF* you boil them, toss out the water, and boil them a second time in fresh water? Boiling only once or keeping the same water will make you sick – as will the berries. It’s often called “Poke Salat.” Who knows why!

    To me, it always begs the question: Who ate the boiled leaves of the pokeweed, got sick, and thought, “Hey, why don’t I try again but boil them twice this time?”

    Te berries also make a very lovely dye for cloth. πŸ˜‰

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