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In Bloom for Spring

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, Amusements, General

Toadshade
Spring in NC is solidly here. Everyone is out walking — until the games start. We took our walk down to the Botanical Gardens. Just a little hike through our neighborhood. Then a brief walk along the stream trails to see what’s in bloom.
The American Trout Lilies are incredible and everywhere. A few Trilliums are mixed in with the lilies. The trilliums that we saw all had dark red to purple blooms; these are the trilliums know as toadshade or Little Sweet Betsy. Dark tight flowers rising out of the mottled triple leaf.
Now on to basketball!

One Response to “In Bloom for Spring”

  1. Tom Ciszek says:

    Forget not the Coker Arboretum with some delightful Hellebore in bloom on the Northern end (but don’t eat any of it).

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