Saturday, March 27, 2010

spring beauty

In the hope of reaching the moon
men fail to see the flowers
that blossom at their feet.
--Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)

Known as "rue anemone" these tiny flowers are among the first to bloom each spring on the forest floor. There are many blooming right now at Laurel Run Park (Church Hill, TN) which is one of the best places in our area to view spring wildflowers (there are two waterfalls there, too). I believe many other wildflowers (including trout lilies, bloodroot and spring beauties) will be in bloom starting next weekend. Woo hoo, spring!


  1. Very nice colors on this shot. Thanks for the news on Laurel Run. That's a fantastic place for spring photography. Eastman Camera Club is planning a wildflower outing on April 10. and I hope to make a scouting trip before then.


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