A Mexican Gold Poppy identified by a bright yellow color
Owl's-clover is typically 2 to 6 inches tall.
You've been bitten by the "Wildflower Bug" and now you want to identify flowers you see on the trails. You need two things: the information below to help you focus on the parts needed to make an identification, and a guide that identifies what you've found. Wildflowers and More field guide, by Marianne Skov Jensen, is a "must have" identification guide that is available for purchase through the Conservancy and at trailheads in the Preserve.
Flowers come in a few standard shapes:
The arrangement of the flower on its stalk is important for identification. Here are a few typical options: