Friday, April 15, 2011

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Chicago Botanic Garden: Evening Island [ Narcissus 'Ice Follie']

Narcissus 'Ice Follie'

Ice Follies large-cupped Daffodils.
Scientific Name: Narcissus 'Ice-Follies'
Family: Amaryllidaceae..

Shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden.. April, 2010..


Chicago Botanic Garden: Evening Garden: Crocus

Crocus



Crucus.. 
Family: Iridaceae

Shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden.. in April, 2010..
Evening Island..


Chicago Botanic Garden: Spotted a Hawk

Hawk
Early spring, it's easier to spot birds, with less leaves on trees..
Is this Hawk? Or Falcon?

Shot in Chicago Botanic Garden... in April, 2010..
Evening Island..


Chicago Botanic Garden: Bergenia / Pigsqueak

Bergenia/ Pigsqueak

Bergenia/ Pigsqueak ..
Scientific Name: Bergenia cordifolia..
Family: Saxifragaceae


Chicago Botanic Garden: English Primrose

English Primrose

English Primrose..
Scientific Name: Primula vulgaris
Family: Primulaceae

Shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden.. in April, 2010..


Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Chicago Botanic Garden: Bloodroot

 


Bloodroot..


 

Bloodroot..
Scientific Name: Sanguinaria canadensis..
Family: Papaveraceae [Poppy family]
A native of the eastern United States and Canada..
The root of the bloodroot has a reddish colored juice, which gives the plant its name.

Shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden .. in April, 2010..


Chicago Botanic Garden: Lenten Rose

Lenten Rose

Lenten Rose..
Scientific name: Helleborus orientalis
Family: Ranunculaceae [Buttercup or crowfoot Family]
For more flowers from Ranunculaceae family.. click here..

Shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden .. in April, 2010..


Pasque Flower







Pasque Flower ..
Scientific Name: Pulsatilla vulgaris
Family: Ranunculaceae..
For more flowers from Ranunculaceae family.. click here..

Shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden .. in April, 2010..

Monday, April 5, 2010

Summer Snowflake





Summer Snowflake..
Scientific Name: Leucojum aestivum
Family: Amaryllidaceae