First up is a variety of chives. I think. I forgot. I don’t have a clue. Ah whatever, the photo is now desktop wallpaper.
The island has some wild beauties too. Asiatic Dayflowers generally are uninvited garden guests that given a chance become very invasive. I know – after 6 weeks the neat weeded garden beds down here have turned into a jungle of dayflowers. I’d leave them alone if the flowers were larger but as they are there’s just too much weed per flower to make them enduring.
Asiatic dayflowers are non-native wildflowers that belong to the Spiderwort Family. Native dayflowers Native dayflowers are very similar, the lower third petal on natives is blue while in the asiatic the lower petal is whitish.
Asiatic Dayfower – Commelina communis
Urban Fungus Observed
No idea what it is – It’s not in either of my mushroom field guides that I brought along. Nothing even close. Maybe it neads some time to mature. Guess I just have to keep my ear to the ground and watch it over the next couple of days I have left down here.
It’s way to hot to do anything else but to hole up in the air condititoned motel room. Temps in the 90s make for a long day when you’re setting block.
If it wasn’t for my new toy I wouldn’t bother posting. But I had to play with it even though every cell in my body is telling me to pass out. 8 hours in the heat, a cold shower, 3 cold beers and Chinese food for 3 (me, myself ans I) and I’m close to typing with my forehead. So before I do I’m going to shutdown my new netbook. There’s always another day to review my new Toshiba plaything/
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