Pretty Pink Water-Willow Wildflowers At The Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary on Cape Cod


If you hike the Silver Spring Trail along the river at the Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, you will see beautiful  pink Water-Willow wildflowers all along the sides of the river. They are so pretty.

Water-Willows are a native,  aquatic shrub with magenta flowers whose 5 petals grow in whorls where the bright green leaves join the stems. The flowers are small, 1/2-1″ while the plants grow to be 3-9 feet.

I saw these vibrant pink wildflowers flowers a couple of weeks ago. They were spectacular! Have you ever seen a Water-Willow?

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