On a recent walk, near my home, I saw this young American Robin, along with various flowers and weeds.
Here are some wildflowers and weeds I saw on a summer morning walk in northern Arizona.
Dandelions are an important flower, although some consider it a weed. It is the first food source in spring for many insects. Also, some of the first available flowers, which give early access to nectar and pollen, especially for bees and butterflies.
Common mullein is considered a weed and it is usually found in places where the ground has been disturbed, such as a ditch. You may see these plants along roadsides, stream sides, and forest edges. They are full sun plants. They can grow up to ten feet tall and the flowers only bloom a few… Read More TWO WEEDS AND A MOTH