Thursday, February 7, 2013

Nothing but the blues...

I've been down-hearted baby,
Ever since the day we met.
I said I've been down-hearted, baby,
Ever since the day we met.
Our love is nothing but the blues,
Baby, how blue can you get?

                                    -Leonard Feather
                                                 "How Blue Can You Get"

Many species of plants and animals have a color in their name.  From Cardinal Flower, to White Oak, to Red Squirrel, to Green Dragon, etc.

For now though, nothing but the blues...

Northern Blue Flag (Iris versicolor)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Bluebead Lily (Clintonia borealis)

Blue Vervain (verbena hastata)

Blue-stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago caesia)

Blue-spotted Salamander (Ambystoma laterale)

Common Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Northern Bluet (Enallagma cyathigerum)

Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata)

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