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Wildflowers - Dame's Rocket

Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket, Dame's Violet - Hesperis matronalis
Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket, Dame's Violet - Hesperis matronalis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The sweet scent of the flowers of the Dame's Rocket is very pronouced in the evening. The name Hesperis means "Vesper-flower."

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White Penstemon

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