Now is a great time to go outside for a walk and learn a bunch of new wildflowers– all at one time! The fields and roadsides are ablaze with tall, colorful, conspicuous wildflowers. You will not have to hunt for them–many of these species grow 3 to 7 feet tall! Yellow flowers are dominating the landscape, but there are also plenty of purples and blues, whites and pinks. Treat yourself! Go for a walk and enjoy these last days of summer color.
Here’s a sampling of what’s flowering in my neck of the woods. Most of these portraits were taken today at the Deerfield Trail in Blacksburg: