Thorny and Beautiful, Yet Not a Rose

Bougainvillea is a flowering ¬†bush that grows in subtropical climates. They can have many different colors of blooms including pink, white, orange, purple or yellow. Sometimes the leaves are variegated, as seen in this photo. They are beautiful to look at, but don't get too close. Each branch has many large thorns on it. Sometimes, … Continue reading Thorny and Beautiful, Yet Not a Rose

Butterweed and Barbed Wire

Butterweed has been all over Indiana this year. I found a huge spray of them on a back country road a couple of weeks ago and had to snap a few pictures. The sun was setting and the light just kept getting better and better. The first few I took still had the sun setting … Continue reading Butterweed and Barbed Wire