Member of the mint family, flowers are bilaterally symmetrical
Hoping Botany Girl can verify my ID. Many plants at Quincy St entrance to Custis Trail
State tree of Virginia
Eastern Redbud, note the heart shaped leaves.
For the past three years ducks have raised a family along the stream across the street from my house.
Even the nuthatches like my peanuts.
Eating peanuts at my bird feeder.
IUCN conservation status for the Mallard is Least Concern
Seen along the Four mile run creek along the Blumont Junction
Genus : Eranthis
Member of the Buttercup family.
Ranunculus ficaria is an invasive to North America, bearing a close resemblance to the native Marsh Marigold
Note the small tubers in the second picture.
This observation was seen in the Bluemont Junction Trail, Arlington VA
Note the two small white stripes underneath the leaves