Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Where's the Bees

Get out the field guide and paper and pencil.
OK, count the ray and disk flowers so that we can key this out for identification.
;) Just kidding. Enjoy courtesy of Martha. Click to enlarge.
Notice the difference in development between the two flowers.
Also notice that the ray-flowers are deeply 3-cleft.
Can you identify this flower? Answer tomorrow.
Where are the bees?

Roadside wildflowers
(© photo by Martha Mullens)
Don't miss counting any of the disk flowers. ;)


The Texican said...

Pink eyed Susan?

Texas Travelers said...

Pappy: Now that's funny. I never would have thought of that answer.

The Texican said...

Couldn't resist that one. I thought it was in the Aster family.