Thursday, April 12, 2012

Eastern Redbud at Riverside

We made a few trips this week to Riverside Park in Ottawa County. 
The Eastern Redbud are blooming beautifully!  Especially nice if there is sunshine and blue sky.   






Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis L.) is a large shrub or small tree native to eastern North America from Southern Ontario, Canada south to northern Florida, United States.



Of course we saw other things too...
 Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)





 A buttercup,

Maybe a Cherry of some sort,

Marsh with the evening sun

Large patches of Purple Dead Nettle

 Grand River

The moon

Until next time...

8 comments:

New Hampshire Gardener said...

Excellent as usual. I love those redbuds.

flowerdave said...

i really like the shot of the small pond, it has a feeling to it!!

quietsolopursuits said...

Another very nice walk captured by some great photos!

Anonymous said...

Redbud and sunshine!
M :)

Plants Amaze Me said...

New Hampshire Gardener, Thank you! I'm thinking of planting Redbud trees in our yard. I need to do research on how to grow them. They are beautiful and native to our area. :)

Plants Amaze Me said...

flowerdave, I almost left the pond photo off, but for some reason I liked it too. Thanks. :)

Plants Amaze Me said...

quietsolopursuits, thank you, I have been outside so much lately it has been tough keeping up with blogs, but that's OK. :)

Plants Amaze Me said...

M :) Redbud and sunshine indeed! :)