Natural Ecosystems and Diversity: What’s Blooming

mariposa tulip grows in the hot, open meadows               Natural Ecosystems and Diversity: What’s Blooming The end of wild flower season brings some of my favorites: mariposa tulip, bog candle, and Neptune’s trident. ¬†They are all a part of the healthy diversity of this ecosystem in which we live…. Read more »

Neptune’s Trident

Neptune’s trident behind a small but strident goat. I  know this flower as Neptune’s trident, although there are several other common names. It comes late spring along with the Mariposa tulip, a member of the lily family.  It too is part of the natural biodiversity here, both supporting our native pollinators. We wait to mow areas… Read more »