Thought I would share this here too.
Much Love from Michigan, Sherry

Echo's of Lost Footsteps

My cousin Coni took this photo up at the Barkhamsted LightHouse site.  It’s a very beautiful flower.  I ponder if James & Molly planted these because they loved the flower or because there was a purpose or even if it was a wild flower….

So my first step was to ask my friends on Facebook if they’d ever seens this kind of flower, I got one response, they thought it looked like the wild flower called Trillium.  I went to google & looked it up.  On Wikipedia it says “Picking a trillium seriously injures the plant by preventing the leaf-like bracts from producing food for the next year. A plant takes many years to recover. For this reason in Michigan, Minnesota and New York it is illegal to pick and/or transplant trilliums from public lands without a permit from the State.”

It goes on to say “Some trilliums have a…

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  1. I have these flowers growing wild in the woods at my house and around my house.

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  2. I walked up there a few years ago and saw pink lady slippers up there. They were beautiful and are against the law to dig up here in Connecticut.

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