Fruits of the Earth
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A peony bud.
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Close-up of the peony.
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An iris I discovered.
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A little white flower of an inedible berry, the Bunchberry.
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I found these little yellow flowers that might be the Prairie Ragwort.
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If it's not that, please, someone correct me.

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This iris came up last year, but not this spring.
 
This is a Tansy. I'm told it keeps mosquitoes away. Yah, sure!
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My Favorite flower. The simple daisy.

The Yellow Cone Flower. We had to show you how tall it grows. Sue is about 5' 5".
 

The Obedience Plant (False Dragonhead). A member of the mint family (See below.
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Vervain; a sleep aid.

This is the final fruit of the Jack in the Pulpit.
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You can move the individual flowers, and they'll stay where you've moved them.

A wild sunflower I found down by the lake called: Nodding Beggar's-ticks. See Below.

I love the wild mushrooms (toad stools) that grow around here.

Heal-all.

We'd never seen this particular sunflower previously.

Fireweed.

Turk's Cap Lilly.

One Fireweed plant.

Horsetail; is used for bladder and kidney problems.

The great burdock; it's root has anti-tumor properties.
Welcome to Fall in Minnesota

Most of these shots are of fruit trees I've planted for the birds.

Well, I had to experiment with this.

Grows along the side of the road in fall.

An amazing sunflower that only appears in the fall.

 

I never noticed this, but we have a tree that thinks it's an evergreen.

It's called a Tamarack, and  it's needles turn golden, fall off, and re-grow in the spring.
 

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