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Red Trillium (also known as Wake Robin)

Trillium erectum, also known as wake-robin, red trillium, purple trillium, Beth root, or stinking Benjamin is a species of flowering plant native to the east and north-east of North America.

Trillium erectum, also known as wake-robin, red trillium, purple trillium, Beth root, or stinking Benjamin is a species of flowering plant native to the east and north-east of North America.

Red Trillium (also known as Stinking Benjamin)

Trillium erectum, also known as wake-robin, red trillium, purple trillium, Beth root, or stinking Benjamin is a species of flowering plant native to the east and north-east of North America.

Trillium erectum, also known as wake-robin, red trillium, purple trillium, Beth root, or stinking Benjamin is a species of flowering plant native to the east and north-east of North America.

Wild Columbine Close-up

It’s easy to drive past scores of Wild Columbines and barely notice them along the road…just a blur of organge. But when you look closely, these little wildflowers have an otherworldly look to them.

Wild Columbines (Aquilegia canadensis) bloom during the spring in woodland and rocky slopes in eastern North America, prized for its red and yellow flowers.

Wild Columbines (Aquilegia canadensis) bloom during the spring in woodland and rocky slopes in eastern North America, prized for its red and yellow flowers.

Wild Columbine

A Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) that has just "popped" during the late spring of 2013 in Canaan Valley, West Virginia.

A Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) that has just “popped” in late May 2013 during what has been a cool, late spring in Canaan Valley, West Virginia.