Tuesday’s Flower

I believe this to be the Desert Thorn-apple (Datura discolor). I will be watching for it to open over the next couple of days. According to Wikipedia, all parts of this plant contain a mix of alkaloids that are potentially lethal when enough is ingested. Deaths from careless recreational use of Datura and related plants…

Macro Monday

We welcomed another rain shower this morning that should help extend the life of our summer sprouts and blooms. Happy day! The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.~Walt Disney