sprung up in manicured lawn.
wooded area surrounding lawn.
Saw many pawpaw trees, some bearing fruit.
Blunt-lobed woodsia growing from the walls of the old Patowmack Canal. (The rangers were gracious enough to let us into the canal prism for a brief inspection.)
Virginia polypody growing on a rock outcrop.
A great blue heron fishing at Great Falls.
A happy ebony spleenwort with a long fertile frond, growing from rock.
plant along towpath
The BEST persimmons I've ever had. I thought it was too early for them still! These were all from the ground and soft and mushy.
Know I should know this but the name escapes me.
I think this is the most likely Id, but I couldn't confidently distinguish it from a black culture without binoculars. Second pic is just for the scenery :-). Must-do trail if you visit DC.