A male velvet ant foraging on the widow sedum!Milkvine are sprouting everywhere. Hope it’s a good year for milkweed tussock moths!Yarrow from home is blooming.The striped planthoppers are still out on ironweed today.Greeneyes leaves are fuzzy and my watering spillage shows it off.Rudbeckia lacinata from Abby is getting tall!Texas buckeye has added some leaves and seems to be food for someone.Carolina buckthorn from plant sale doing fine.Mexican buckeye from plant sale doing fine.Texas mallows are coming back up! At least three in the shade of the big red oak.Thistle from home. Mom did a lovely post on these fine flowers recently. They are homes and food for many friends.Mystery grass that came with the thistle soil. Possibly Canada wild rye. I have been asked to get better photos. Jeanne has kindly identified it as an annual native barley.The beautyberry has perked up.False garlic is going to seed! I took one pod across the patio to the “prairie” area and left the other here east of the patio.