Flower Buddies

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Coreopsis, also calliopsis and tickseed. (Coreopsis)
CORRECTION:
I identified last week’s Something Bright flower as poison ivy. That was not correct, as several of my smart followers pointed out.
All agree it is a type of berry, but I am still working to identify it. The options include:
  • Rubus aboriginum — Garden dewberry
  • R. allegheniensis — Allegheny blueberry
  • R. arbutus — Sawtooth blueberry
  • R. caesius — European dewberry
  • R. cuneifolius — Sand blueberry

I should be able to make a final determination when the berries ripen.

Better Not Touch (Never Mind)

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Toxicodendron radicans (Poison ivy)

CORRECTION:
I identified last week’s Something Bright flower as poison ivy. That was not correct, as several of my smart followers pointed out.
All agree it is a type of berry, but I am still working to identify it. The options include:
  • Rubus aboriginum — Garden dewberry
  • R. allegheniensis — Allegheny blueberry
  • R. arbutus — Sawtooth blueberry
  • R. caesius — European dewberry
  • R. cuneifolius — Sand blueberry

I should be able to make a final determination when the berries ripen.

(Dang!)