Wildflower of the Month, April 2021

Wildflower of the Month, April 2021

Western Trillium Some of our most familiar and well-loved wildflowers bloom in April. Western trillium (Trillium ovatum) is among the first.  Unmistakable with its three big leaves and solitary pure white flower, it glows like a beacon in Hendricks Park’s forest,...
Wildflower of the Month, March 2021

Wildflower of the Month, March 2021

Red-flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum) is one of the first native shrubs to bloom in Spring, usually appearing by mid-March. You may find it in all sections of the park. The flowers are red, pink or, rarely, white and it adapts well to garden conditions. Somewhat...