Lovely Lancewood – Name change

Lancewood is now full of flowers at the north entrance to the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA). Its creamy white flowers are held in terminal clusters (panicles) and attract to bees and other pollinators. Its opposite leaves are leathery as…

Blaze of Blue #1: Narrowleaf blue-eyed grass

You will find narrowleaf blue-eyed grass (Sisirynchium angustifolium) growing along moist roadsides including along Oslo Road near the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA). It's not a grass, though. Common names often are confusing. The foliage of this clumping perennial native…