Ironically, I had tried to grow this from traded seed indoors this winter. My attempts were unsuccessful, but lo - in early June a lanky plant that I hadn't particularly noticed till that point started blooming. Sure enough, it was yellow salsify. No idea how it got there, or even whether I should classify this page as a plant portrait or a weed portrait. Let's go with the former for now.
||yellow goatsbeard; yellow salsify
|Seed ripens||late June|
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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February 10, 2010