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Sep 12, 2021 6:01 PM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Blast off!

Each spring, Dame's Rocket (Hesperis matronalis) explodes into bloom in local woodlands and waste areas. Alas, this non-native garden escape is considered an invasive species, to be discouraged, around here, as it crowds out native wildflowers.

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Sep 12, 2021 6:55 PM CST
Name: Dirt
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Still pretty and you made a nice banner out of it!
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Sep 12, 2021 7:11 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Beautiful banner Elizabeth!
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Sep 12, 2021 10:12 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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Pretty! But as you said, it overtakes an area.
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Sep 13, 2021 3:31 AM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Here's the original photo, which better shows the woodland setting, which is Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor.
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Sep 14, 2021 11:11 AM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Belated thanks for all the looks, likes, and comments. Always much appreciated.
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Sep 19, 2021 10:06 PM CST
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
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arctangent said:Here's the original photo, which better shows the woodland setting, which is Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor.
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A lovely weed! Lovey dubby
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