Blooming now in Harrington Park (or what are the names of these white and yellow flowers I see everywhere?!)

These wildflowers were photographed on 5/10/15 in a slightly shaded wooded area.wild geranium 5_10
The pink flower is a Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), also known as the Spotted Cranesbill.
Winter Cress 5_10The yellow flower is Winter Cress (Barbarea vulgaris), commonly known as yellow rocket.
Garlic Mustard 5_10

 

The white flower is Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata).

 

 

 

This is a very helpful site to use to identify wildflowers:
http://www.mywildflowers.com/identify.asp

For more information and links about wildflowers and more details on the (very beautiful and delicate) wild geranium, look at:
https://hpgreenteam.wordpress.com/2014/05/12/blooming-now-in-hp-geranium-maculatum/

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