Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Gorgeous Greens







The greening and unfurling of tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum) is a spectacular sight. It starts like this ... part rose, part artichoke!












 













... and then looks like this for a while



















... to eventually become a tall, nodding, fern-like plant, beautiful in all its greenness, with sprays of white flowers. What an amazing transformation it is!










4 comments:

Georgette said...

Your close-ups are amazing!

Deb said...

Thank you, Georgette ... Would you believe I took these with my phone!

Shelley Burbank said...

I love that top photo—so intricate.

Deb said...

Yes, so delicate as it unfurls.