Lanceleaf Coreopsis - Coreopsis lanceolata. Also known as Lanceleaf Tickseed. Blooms April - June.
Bloodroot - Sanguinaria canadensis. Named for its orange-red juice, and flowers in early spring. It is part of the poppy family.
Large-flowered Trillum - Trillium grandiflorum. Named for the three petals on the flower, as well as the three leaves. The flowers turn pink as they fade. Lily family.
Spring Beauty - Claytonia virginica. Pink or white flowers, veined with darker pink. Low plants of moist woods. When bees gather pollen from these flowers, their pollen sacs turn pink!
Wild roses can be seen along roadsides throughout Land Between The Lakes in May. This rose bush was captured on the road leading to Colson Hollow.The bloom looks similar to the blackberry--the leaves are the true identifier. Photo by Regina
Showy Primrose - Oenothera speciosa. Pink or white, flowers only open and last one day, only to be replaced by more the next day!
Honeysuckle vines can be seen throughout the landscape at Land Between The Lakes. The recent rain has made way for the fragrant honeysuckle to be smelled as soon as you step out of your vehicle. Photo by Regina