Not all wildflowers are herbaceous; sometimes you need to look up and out.
redbud Cercis canadensis; Fabaceae (pea family)
sassafras Sassafras albidum; Lauraceae (laurel family)
flowering dogwood Cornus florida; Cornaceae (dogwood family)
Today, in search of American bladdernut, a tree that I didn’t even know existed until I ran into it (almost literally) last spring.