Wednesday, April 9, 2014

What's Blooming in Rock Creek Park

Spring has sprung! Here are some of the things we saw this afternoon in Rock Creek. What have you been seeing out there?

Rock Creek Park wildflowers 4/9/2014
bloodroot - big patches on the Melvin C. Hazen trail by Peirce Mill (see bloodroot post)
Rock Creek Park wildflowers 4/9/2014
cut-leaf toothwort
Rock Creek Park wildflowers 4/9/2014
fern fiddleheads (not sure which species)
Rock Creek Park wildflowers 4/9/2014
trout lily
Rock Creek Park wildflowers 4/9/2014
spicebush (see spicebush post)
Notable critters seen or heard but not photographed: spring peepers, barred owl, blue-gray gnatcatchers, and brown creepers. Rock Creek Park is such a treasure. Enjoy it!