Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Draba Verna, a.k.a. Whitlow Grass

Yes, this plant is sitting in a tea spoon! They’re all over around work, growing in the pathetic sandy edges of the grassy spaces, blooming by the thousand and getting stepped on. I carried this around the office today, showing people that spring is here.

I don’t know yet if Whitlow grass is native or not. The USDA says it isn’t, but wikipedia says it might be.

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