Sunday’s Walk

Sunday’s walk – a day before the long rain. How fresh and green and vibrant was everything in the cool brilliant day.

Shades of green – a case of walking with your eyes up (no morels for me):

dogwood

Brilliant dogwood, Virginia state flower

pawpaws in bloom

Pawpaws loaded with blooms (edible fruit)
wild cherries immature

Tiny immature wild cherries (edible fruit – various other parts may be used with caution in herbalism)

wild viburnum

Viburnum blooming everywhere

witch hazel

Witch hazel forming fruit (herbal craft)

autumn beries

Intensely fragrant autumn berry blossoms (edible fruit)

sassafra

Sassafras – new leaves and immature seed head (herbal craft)

basswood in bud

Basswood (American Linden) – new young leaves (young new leaves are edible; other parts used in herbalism)

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