CHECKERBLOOM (Sidalcea malviflora) — This lover of lousy soil and dry places (drought tolerant) is a sure sign that spring and warm weather are here to stay. Courtesy photo
MOUNTAIN DOGWOOD (Cornus nuttallii) — This salad plate sized bloom was photographed off Rock Creek Road, but can easily grace a home landscape. Courtesy photo
BUTTERCUP (Ranunculus occidentalis) — This much taken for granted yellow bloom is ubiquitous in forests and fields this time of year, yet makes for a beautiful garden addition. Courtesy photo

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