Spring in Rock Creek Park - flowerphotographer
A wash of yellow blossoms lights up the woodland floor in spring in Rock Creek Park. However, the native troutlily (Erythronium americanum) can barely raise its flowers and leaves above the smoothering carpet of invaseive lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria).

A wash of yellow blossoms lights up the woodland floor in spring in Rock Creek Park. However, the native troutlily (Erythronium americanum) can barely raise its flowers and leaves above the smoothering carpet of invaseive lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria).

early springErythronium americanumDogtooth VioletTrout LilyRanunculus ficarialesser celandinewildflowerflowersblossomsspringyellow