One of the most
striking things you notice as you wander trails and paths in
western Nebraska along what was once the Oregon Trail is the
stunning array of wildflowers. They are blooming in the harshest
most inhospitable soil you can imagine yet are flourishing and
adding a patchwork of color to the high plains.
Although they may be
considered weeds by some, I perfer what Paul James, AKA The
Gardener Guy, says, "A weed is only a plant that is growing in
the wrong place."
Here are a few of
the "misplaced" beauties I found on my trek along the trail. ( I
did a lot of research and am reasonably sure of the plant names
but not 100% so before you use this as a resource double check
the names for yourself.)
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