Geum Urbanum - known as Wood Avens, the herb Bennet, Colewort and St. Benedict's herb - is a perennial plant in the rose family which grows in shady places in Europe and the Middle East (photo by Frank Dereralso)
Birds are drawn to the blue berries of the tropical Pollia condensata plant; scientists are just as intrigued with the small shiny fruits. A recent study shows that the berries are more intensely reflective than any other living thing.
Check out this cute & uncommon little California “Monkey Flower”! It’s found only in the southernmost Sierra Nevada foothills alongside the Tehachapi Mountains, growing in woodlands & open rocky areas. Adorable five-lobed flowers with intricately veined w