With highs expected to run close to 80 degrees this week, it’s hard to believe it’s still winter. Spring has burst out all over, but as the TV meteorologist reminded his audience this morning, the typical dates for the last freeze and last frosts of the season are still ahead of us. Nevertheless, spring is out of the box.

Fragrant wild fruit blossoms
These flowering trees have filled the air with incredible sweetness. ID anyone?
Poke sallet rising
Our normally precocious poke sallet was a little slow out of the gate this year, but it has made its presence known. The poke seems to thrive the scant soil that covers the Stanley shale. A potential grapevine location.
Wood sorrel
Sorrel is up and ready for pollination.
Tulip tree's full tilt bloom. (cell phone photo)
Yellow flower
Sadly, another beautiful spring flower in need of an ID.
Another beautiful weeping form blossoming tree. (cell phone photo)

2 thoughts on “More signs of spring

  1. I want to hazard that the flowering tree is most likely a Japanese plum blossom (we have one or two on our property)…

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