Stumbled upon this in our nature preserve

LauraKaiserJuly 27, 2014

Watching my little one wade in a fresh water Creek I found these blossoms at the base of a Bush like plant, which was at the waters edge, rooted in the very wet, sandy soil. Had I not been kneeling down I wouldn't have seen them! What is it!? So pretty....

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Buttonbush, cephalanthus occidentalis.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 11:33PM
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This is Button Bush, Cephalanthus occidentalis. Love it, and so do the bees, birds, and butterflies.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 11:35PM
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Native plant that naturally grows on the edges (or even in) wet areas.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2014 at 7:37AM
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Button Bush. Thanks! It is stunning.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2014 at 6:14PM
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