Tag Archives: wildflower

Going For Golds

One of the most eye-catching spring flowers in Altona Forest is the marsh marigold. It is a cheery late April-May bloomer with bright yellow flowers and deep green, rounded heart-shaped leaves. Have you seen one? Do you know where to … Continue reading

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Going Guerilla for Milkweed

There is something delicious about being rebellious! It’s also amazing to see your actions make change for the better happen in a visible way. When what you do saves monarch butterflies and improves biodiversity, it feels even better. This past … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bloodroot

My favourite Altona Forest wildflower is bloodroot – and today I was out enjoying its beauty. It’s not a very pretty name for an extremely charming woodland plant with starry, water-lily-like, bright white blooms with sunny yellow centers. Bloodroot flowers … Continue reading

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