Flower of the Day: Twinleaf

Jeffersonia diphylla; Berberidaceae (barberry family)

20140410-DSC_0019

In a big hurry this morning, no time to write much.  This is a somewhat rare plant.  I’ve found three stands of it between Great Falls and Carderock.  It blooms for five days at most and was in full bloom yesterday, so if you want to see it for yourself the time to go is now.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s