Happy!

What’s happier and more summery than a sunflower?

I know! A sunflower with a bee! (If you click on the photo to make it larger, you can see him/her better.)

And the promise of a whole bunch more to come! I stumbled upon several sunflower plants in the alley a few houses down. Only a couple have bloomed already but there are plenty more buds. I think you’ll be seeing some more sunflowers here.

If it were not for Terry at Montana Outdoors, I would have kept thinking of these little yellow flowers that I photographed a couple of weeks ago in the desert as mini-sunflowers. As it turns out, they are really part of the sunflower family and are called western groundsels.

Don’t they make you happy just to look at them?

Happy Mother’s Day, happy weekend!

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11 thoughts on “Happy!

  1. Yes! Very happy flowers 🙂
    & the yellow of those groundsels against the bright blue background is GORGEOUS – those colours make me very happy 🙂

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  2. I learn something new every day…and today was one of those with your explanation and naming of the tiny flowers. Nice series. They do look happy!

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