Sunday, April 15, 2012

Spring Beauty/Sunday Best

  Claytonia (aka spring beauty)

Low growing and spring blooming, these are currently blooming in a forest near where I live.

Growing at the base of a tree
I am linking to Your Sunday Best at A Rural Journal

40 comments:

Crafty Gardener said...

beautiful little wildflowers

Andy said...

It's nice to see spring in the bloom. Very attractive flowers.

Lowell said...

Makes the tree look good. You are having a nice spring?

Ann said...

I like the fine pink lines, is it a small bush?

Muffy's Marks said...

I am awaiting the May flowers!! In the next few weeks they should be making their appearance. Your photos are beautiful.

Kate said...

Beautiful and delicate. A lovely sight!

Betty Roan said...

They are beautiful. We have these in our wooded areas, too. I haven't been out to get any pictures this year, but maybe when it stops raining I can still find some. Happy Sunday!

Sandra said...

i love wild flowers. these are so pretty and delicate.

Jill said...

These are so delicate and sweet.

see you there! said...

They must be fun to find in the forest, excellent spotting!

Darla

Jama said...

Pretty little flowers!

Birdman said...

I like this better than thinking taxman.

cieldequimper said...

To kiss a little flower and become a princess...

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

What lovely colouring they have.

Michelle said...

Love that first shot.

Lois Evensen said...

How lovely. Isn't Spring wonderful!

Judy @ daily yarns said...

That first shot is wonderful! Not too many flowers in the woodlot yet.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

These are so delicate and pretty.That's what I like about many of the wild flowers,their delicate beauty.

TexWisGirl said...

i do love them. we get them as early as january, here, and through feb.

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Very pretty and really colorful close up.

Paul in Powell River said...

Lovely!

RedPat said...

I love learning the names of things from your blog EG!

Betty Manousos said...

i made my way to a blog i really love!

such beautiful spring flower shots! thanks for sharing and brightening my day.

have a great week ahead!

NixBlog said...

How lovely! Beautiful captures...

Randy said...

Delicate and lovely.

Susan said...

So pretty!

eileeninmd said...

Lovely wildflowers, the color is pretty. Happy Sunday!

Laura said...

so tender and precious!

Jenn Jilks said...

I love spring flowers!

SandyCarlson said...

Spectacular!

Marie said...

These flowers are just so perfect in their simple beauty! They have a great name!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Such delicate beauty!!

Michelle Renee said...

Proof that beauty can be found everywhere. Love these...thanks for including the name!

edenhills said...

What a beautiful little dainty flower.

Stephanie said...

Very pretty flowers, so dainty and very tiny.

Ebie said...

The name goes with this beautiful and delicate flower. You did a wonderful macro on this low growing flower.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Wish they were growing near me; they're super.

Nancy Claeys said...

Such dainty little woodland flowers. )

NatureFootstep said...

Ah, I love this kind of flowers. They are so great where they are in the forest.

Rose said...

some of the woods plants are just so beautiful...I don't know why more people don't have them in their yard. I have mayapple and purple trillium and jack-in-the-pulpit...but need to get more.

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