Turtle Snaps's Flowers Posts

These beauties were part of an outdoor display in Buford, GA. It turns out that flowers are just as hard to identify as birds, so I'm not really sure what the…

I learned about passion flowers incidentally when I was trying to identify a butterfly, but this is the first time I've ever seen one in person. So beautiful…

I've lived in the South for almost fifteen years now, and I never knew that kudzu had flowers. Not only are they pretty, they are also edible. They can be used…

Earlier this summer I found a few big patches of black-eyed susans growing in a no-mow area of a park near my house. They are so cheerful and sunny-looking that…

These berries had such a beautiful color. I've never seen any that bunch around the stem like this before. They also had nice flowers. Apparently beautyberries…

Stopped to take a look at these thistles growing by the side of the road, and I didn't even realize I'd caught some grasshoppers in the pictures until I got…

September is "yellow daisy" time in Georgia (although the flowers are not actually daisies - they are sunflowers). This species of sunflower grows on granite…

This weekend I visited a local water lily exhibit for some much-needed zen time after a hectic work week. I've always thought of water lilies as summer flowers,…

On the way back from a hike this weekend, we stopped at a little fruit stand that had a huge sunflower patch beside it. The owner had cut a bunch of different…

This is a sad commentary on modern culture, but I think I have probably learned more plants in the short time that I've had my camera than I have in my entire…

Ironweed was one of my mystery plants from the summer. I kept noticing it everywhere but had to do some research to find out what it was. It's in the sunflower…

I really loved seeing everyone's take on the 2 photo prompt last week, and I learned a lot from all of the conversations that followed. I'm late to the party…
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