Let the Weeding Begin…!

Sketch and closeup of henbit weeds

A weed is just a plant out of place?

 I think this is “henbit” – fascinating name, especially given my current fascination with chickens!  I’ve always like this weed – it’s fuzzy, it’s purple-ish, and the tiny blossoms always light up in the sunshine.  If you pick a stem, and look VERY close, you’ll see that those blossoms are almost like orchids, with deep purple spots down inside their fuzzy throats.  Lovely!

1 thought on “Let the Weeding Begin…!

  1. Ali

    Shame these are in the weeds category, so pretty, and you do them justice. Beautiful drawing Kerry.

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