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QUEEN ANNE’S LACE Daucus carota

The extraordinary abundance and versatility of the wildflower for today reminds me of the benediction the Apostle Paul gave in Ephesians, “Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen” (3:20-21).

QUEEN ANNE’S LACE Daucus carotaThe wildflower we consider today is a tough and determined plant. Even in deepest drought this wildflower blesses us with its umbrella blooms. When there are periodic rains it is likely it will be a prolific bloomer through August.

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Orrin Morris is a retired Baptist minister, local artist and art teacher. To purchase a two-volume set of books featuring his wildflower columns, visit The Sketching Pad in Olde Town Conyers, or call 770-929-3697 or text 404-824-3697. Email him at odmsketchingpad@yahoo.com.

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