Steve And Muffin’s Wildflowers #64.

Hi everyone! Today’s wildflower is a bit different, it’s called the “marsh cinquefoil”. Most cinquefoils are yellow, with one being white, but this is the only one that is this dark red/purple color. Plus it is the only one that likes to live right in water, though it does sometimes live out of water, but even then it will be close to water. Being found mostly in water or very wet bogs makes it hard to find and very hard to photograph as well. It is a native wildflower and blooms from June to August. Flowers are 3/4 to 1 inch (18 to 25mm) across. It will grow in sun or partly shady locations and can be found in wet peaty/boggy places, wet ditches, shallow areas of lakes and rivers. It can be found right across Canada and in the US across the northern states and further south in the western mountains. I hope you have a great day and God bless!

Steve and Muffin.

©2021 Steve McLeod.

14 Comments on “Steve And Muffin’s Wildflowers #64.

  1. Actually, I think it is pretty because of the star shape and deep red colour ! Interesting that they like to live in water ! …what do you think Muffin ?…be safe ! ☕️☕️😻🙂

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    • Yes, they are an odd flower that way, living right in water, but there are others that do as well.
      Meow,meow.=Me like pink and blue flowers best!
      Have a great evening!😁😺🌞📷🌺🌼

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      • Thank you 🌷🙏so nice to hear 👌🌷here these three days afternoon
        Raining only☔️today don’t have rain , but Malaysia 2-3 states affected
        Floods 😊Good morning to you and Cute Muffin also 🌷🙏🌷

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      • That’s terrible having floods! I hope no one is hurt or dies in the floods. Thank you so much, and good morning now to you as well! Have a beautiful Friday!😁😺☕☕🌞😸

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      • Thank you so much this lovely reply message 🌷🙏🌷
        So many affected , now also the weather dark sky only 🌷
        Today for us Blessed Friday for Celebrating Onam festival 👏

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      • Yes, that’s too bad that people have to go through that, not fun at all. I hope you had a great day with your celebrations today!😀😺🌞☕☕

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      • Thank you for this lovely reply , here flood situation and Covid worst thing already !!
        This year children cannot come my apartment, here got Covid positive !! So alone
        No mood to celebrate 😣 have a nice weekend to you and Muffin 🌹🙏♥️🌹

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      • That’s too bad, it’s never nice to be alone, but really hard when it’s time to celebrate. I sure hope things get better over there real soon. Here Covid is getting worse again, but hopefully they won’t have to bring back lockdown for us. I really hope that you will have a beautiful weekend, God bless!😀😺🌞☕☕🌹🌺

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