The aggressive invasive Multi-flora Rose is beautifying thickets - to the detriment of all other species.
Tiny white palated blue flowers mark Blue Toadflax.
Rough-fruited, AKA Sulphur, Cinquefoil is opening its pale yellow flowers.
A Viceroy butterfly was active and multiple Tiger Swallowtails puddled, seeking minerals in a gravel parking lot.
|Tiger Swallowtail butterflies|