Saturday, February 4, 2012

Early spring flowers

Carolina jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens) is flowering outside my study window.  It's early, but it's normally one of the first native 'wildflowers' to bloom in late winter.  I actually saw a few flowers in early December this season.

March 2009
Looking back, I see that I noted seeing a few flowers in late January, 2010 and abundant flowers in late March, 2009.

1 comment:

  1. Sadly to me, but a good thing nonetheless, winter has finally arrived in the midAtlantic. I also noticed buds on my Carolina Jessamine yesterday. My native honeysuckle is sending out new leaves as well. I like this new 2-month winter thing.

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