This plant’s plant is known as pinecone. It is fungi and is found growing on organic litter on the forest floor. Not often seen.
This gem is a bi-annual. The seed is dropped the first year. You can often find small plants around it for next years bloom
This shrub is known as syringa by Idahons. It is the State flower. It is different species from what gardenes most call mock orange. The scent is present.
The common name is Buckwheat. There are several species. It likes a dry rocky soil. The roots can be ground into a meal.
A creamy yellow flower from my FAVORITE plant. Early spring in dry rocky areas of the Northwest United States
Until next week Betty Louise