This clump of Orange Hawkweed was a real car stopper for meone day last week as I drove up a hill from a covered bridge and rounded a corner. When hawkweed first comes into bloom it is the yellow blossoms that seem to profilerate the roadsides and meadows. I search often in vain for the red blossoms of devil's paintbrush, the name I called this beautiful colourful orange -red bloom as a child.. I took its name so literal that as a child I would sit alongside the brook that ran through our farmyard and paint the rocks by the brook with the water from there using the blossom head as a paintbrush for wasn't it a paintbrush provided by nature? These yearly blossoms always bring back a rush of fond childhood memories for me. It is a favourite blossom I seek out each year. I was very happy to have found so many the other day
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