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Photos of Flowers

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Location: Cache Valley, zone 4b, Irrigated, 9" rain in badlands.
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Here's some photos of flowers from my farm the last few weeks. I don't want to include them in my regular posts, and I pretty much only grow edible species, but everywhere I look there are "weeds" planted by the previous inhabitants of the land. At my place, we have been designing our farms for 155 years... A lot of propagules get left behind during such a long time...

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Claret cup cactus: my favorite flower.
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Buttercup. Seeds are brought in by the irrigation water
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Red clover. I don't mind nitrogen fixing weeds that have medicinal properties
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Joseph, the purple one looks like what my grandmother always called 'Russian Lilac'. I have some finishing up in my yard right now and I smile every time I look at them. (edit, changed word, it's late)

From my little ranchette:
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First bloomer, seed started geranium
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Yarrow, or 'yardweed' as it's EVERYWHERE
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Unknown iris, was here when we showed up
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Decade old bloomerific clematis, FINALLY
See ya later boys, I think I'm in love. Oh wait, she's just a tiny ad:
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