Thursday, May 16, 2013

May's Apple



This is our May apple flower. I don't know why I think it's rarefied, but I treat it as such. An unlikely, delicate, ephemeral green in our yard?


It's holding its own amongst the blue hosta, the asters, the day lilies, Norway maples and ever roving pokeweed. This is a competitive crowd. And then there's the fauna.


I think the yew tree that shades the area offers a respite from most human interaction and so we have yet again a May apple.


2 comments:

  1. It's a lovely ephemeral and one of my favorites. Do you ever get fruit?

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    1. This is our first flower in the plant's second full season.

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