Thursday, July 09, 2009

Indian Rush Pea


Indian Rush-pea (Hoffmanseggia glauca)
West Odessa, Texas


I have to explain that, while out taking photos, I periodically take photos of intersections, highway signs, street signs, whatever so that when looking back through the photos I have an idea of what area I was in when I took them. (Good idea, eh?)

So, today I was going through some batches of my photos and noticed something in one of those marker type photos. I noticed that in a mere two days the Indian rush-pea had exploded. Take a look at these two photos of almost exactly the same area to see what I mean. The first one was taken June 30, the next one on July 2nd. Amazing what a little rain will do. Rush pea is right.

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5 comments:

The Green Stone Woman said...

What a wonderful little flower and in such a rush to show itself. Lovely.

Bobbie said...

So lacy, so exotic, so very beautiful. I've never seen this one before and so it is extra precious!

jomamma said...

Amazing.... this is why the produce grows so well down near Pecos where they irrigate regularly. That is really fertile soil out there.

Frances said...

love peas. So delicate.

psychiceveryday said...

Nice. No rush peas before their time!