Wild Bergamot or Monarda or Bee Balm. Bees love this plant…it has a square stem which identifies it to be in the Mint Family. Everyone has a family and that goes for plants too. The oil from the plant is used in Earl Grey Tea. This plant is Native to Minnesota.
False Sunflower or Heliopsis helianthoides, there is a patch of this sunflower on the east side of the house on the edge of the woods. One flower per stalk, makes it easy to identify this plant of the Aster Family. Native to Minnesota.
What else is blooming Chance? Why Daisies of course!
Oxeye Daisies… non native plant it was introduced or was a garden escapee of the Aster Family.
These are just a few plants that are blooming in our yard or nearby this week.