Oh, asters, wild asters, beloved of bees. You tumble down hill and sway on the breeze.Read More Ode to asters
There’s a ton of native asters that are hard to distinguish, as I discovered after spending easily a confused hour pondering my wildflower book. I finally decided that it’s Heart-Leaved Aster overflowing in my back yard with huge plumes of pale lavender-to-white flowers feeding lots of happy bees. Except one of them is a syrphid […]Read More Not a bee, but an amazing simulacrum!