The Eragrostis spectabilis that’s planted on the north side of Logan Circle is flowering.
At the Woodlands, in the meadow towards the west of the house, Elymus virginicus is flowering, as is Sorghastrum nutans, and partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata). Nimblewill is growing there, but not in bloom or fruit. Panicum virgatum is there as well, with a large inflorescence. Crabgrass is there as well, and barnyard grass, and giant foxtail (Setaria faberi).
There was a Monarch butterfly at the Asclepias tuberosa in the meadow.
There were a number of plants there last year:
And there’s a history of natural history at the Woodlands:
Linaria vulgaris is flowering along the train tracks, just a bit west of the Chelten Avenue train station.
Impatiens pallida is flowering along the Wissahickon Trail, between the mouth of the creek and the Henry Avenue Bridge. Impatiens capensis is not.
Campsis radicans is flowering at the north end of the Reading Viaduct, next to the train tracks that lead in to Market East.
Eragrostis pectinacea is flowering along Kater Street, between 7th and 8th Streets.
Linaria vulgaris is flowering along the railroad tracks, and next to the PECO substation, just a bit west of the Allegheny train station. It was flowering there last week, as well.