“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” — John Ruskin beauty wannabe costumed in trendy fashion outdone by nature *   *   * Nature’s Plain Beauty ~ Fashion, pure and simple • Red-winged Blackbird photo by Jan Logozzo • “Outdone” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Name this Flower

Can anyone name this delightful flower I saw in a field by the Connecticut River this weekend? Based on its shape and variegated color, my imagination saw it as an Indian Paintbrush. Curiously though, the images of my wildflower ID resources didn’t match when I later checked it out. Perhaps someone can tell me what it is? Maybe some kind of clover? In the meantime, … More Name this Flower