Montana Outdoors

April 15, 2009

On grapes and weeds.

Filed under: Flowers, Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Photos, Pictures, Wildflowers — montucky @ 6:18 pm

Oregon Grapes are just beginning to bloom now. For those not familiar with them, the tiny blue berries that this plant produces set the standard for “sour”.

Oregon Grape, Hollyleaved Barberry, Mahonia repens (Barberry Family)

Oregon Grape, Hollyleaved Barberry

I know. Later in the summer I too will be eradicating these common weeds, but in the spring I still hold the opinion that even a weed, if it has a pretty blossom, is a wildflower.

Dandelion, Taraxacum (Sunflower family)

Dandelion

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