Top 10 Flowers in Western Kentucky

As promised I am sharing with you some of the more unique looking flowers I learned about  in my field botany class.  The flowers I have listed below are from small herbaceous plants  ( from such families as irises and mints) to large woody shrubs and trees. Enjoy their variety in color and shape!

Narrow leaf blue eyed grass flower (Iris family)

Orange jewelweed flower

Northern catalpa flower (tree)

Wild bergamot (mint family)

Flower from Paw paw (small tree)

Butterfly milkweed infloresence

Button bush flower

Maypops flower (vine)

Silk tree/ Mimosa flower (has long, thin, stamens)

Tulip tree/yellow poplar flower (in Magnolia family)

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