First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Sunrise 5:49: In need of a botanist


With challenges in the gimpiness department, the Dawn Joggers headed out this morning nevertheless on a walk to the San Mateo bike bridge and back. (The female DJ just couldn't take another day on the elliptical but she's not going to be [too] foolish.) It was already warm when they came upon some plant that appeared to have been dropped from outer space. It had low to the ground large green foliage and blooms three or four feet long that featured yellow flowers and, for lack of better words, downy-like fur. They'd never seen anything like it...

2 Comments:

Blogger CONEFLOWER said...

Hi Linda,
I think it is Mullein.


It is one strange looking plant!

6:37 PM  
Blogger CONEFLOWER said...

the software ate my link so copy and paste this into your browser...

http://share3.esd105.wednet.edu/rsandelin/Fieldguide/Plantpages/Flowers/Yellowflwers.htm#Mullein

6:38 PM  

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