Sunday, June 09, 2013

Serene Scenery Sunday - Wildflowers

Ha roo, pups and cool cats, it's me, Zim.  How about we go off on a wildflower safari today to find that Zen of Zim Zone?  Really!  What could be more lovely than a peaceful, quiet walk, looking at the lovely flowers God planted for us?  I know!  We could take Cammie with us - then it will be even better!

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"C'mon, Cam!  Let's head out into the open prairie and find some wildflowers!"

Before we even left the neighborhood, we found this:

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Showy Evening Primrose

Isn't it pretty?  Here's another look:

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More Showy Evening Primrose

I just had to stop to admire it!

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"Beautiful!  And it smells nice, too!"

Cammie spotted this in a vacant lot:

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I'm not sure what it's name is, so I'll call it a Very Small Yellow Wildflower.  That should cover it.  Latin name Tinii Yellowis Wildflowerus.  You can quote me on that.

We also saw a bunch of this:

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Crown Vetch

Oh, sure.  Some people consider it a noxious weed, but it's pretty!  And hey!  One man's weed is another man's wildflower - right?

Let's leave that right there.  Now for the wildflower shoot I went on alone with Mom.  We saw a Prairie Rose:

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Prairie Rose

One of us wasn't willing to walk through the tall grass to get a close-up shot.  I don't want to name names, but you can probably guess it's the one of us who has opposable thumbs and can work the camera.

Here's that white wildflower I showed you the other day:

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Western Yarrow

We actually think it's Western Yarrow, not Queen Anne's Lace like I said.  Whatever!

Not only do I spot birdies for my mom, I spot wildflowers, too!

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"Yellow Wildflowers at 11 o'clock, Mom!"

Then she can zoom in for a close-up!

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We make a good team!  I also spotted a shrub-like wildflower out in the field:

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"Give it the ol' zoom-a-roo, Mom!"

It was a Multiflora Rose!

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Multiflora Rose

Right out there in the middle of nowhere!  But we got to see it!  How cool is that?!

We hope you enjoyed our wildflower walk.  Doesn't seeing all that beauty God created make you feel all wonderful inside?  Me, too!  We need to remember to thank Him!

Have a great Sunday!

Play bows,
Zim

9 comments:

  1. The flowers are all so pretty! It's a good thing your Mom has you there to help find them.

    Sam

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  2. Fabulous flowers. Wow no bunny ears today. We were dreaming of them. Have a serene Sunday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  3. Thanks for helping your mom find all of those beautiful wildflowers, Zim! We really liked the Very Small Yellow Wildflower. It reminds us of daisies and sunflowers and those always make us smile! Happy SUnday!

    Pip, SMidgen, Minnie, Hollie

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  4. We are thankful every day for all the wonderfulness God provides and has given. Add flower finder to the Zim resume. Thanks for all the beautifulness you have shown.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  5. God does make the most beautiful flowers, doesn't he! We've always loved Crown Vetch. We think it's pretty too!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  6. We love looking for wild flowers on our walks too. Thanks for sharing yours.

    Millie & Walter

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  7. You're such a great guide, scout and brother, Zim. It's so much fun to see you and Dave and Cammie every day and go on all your adventures with you.
    Dolly, Maui and mom

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  8. Your wildlife flower safari was very successful
    Benny & Lily

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  9. You're so lucky! I don't have all those pretty flowers to sniff on my walks. We walk through our neighborhood, so the flowers are all up in the flowerbeds in the yards, and Momma starts pulling at us if we try to go up there. HRMPH!

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