It was a massive tree that had just reached the end of it's life; it would be nice to see it provide something useful to someone instead of just going somewhere to just rot away.
As always there were flowers to see; this wild rose type plant grows right behind where the tree fell and every year it puts on this beautiful display. I just love Spring! We were also given the treat of spotting a Lunar Moth Chrysalis; the Moth had all ready departed . In the past we have been treated with seeing Lunar Moths and they are so beautiful. At our first house I had 4 o'clocks that bloomed right by the back door next to the patio and the Lunar Moth's would feed on the
I wish that my photo was clearer perhaps we will go back today with the larger camera and a different lens and I will try for a better picture - if it is still there.I believe the purple flower is a periwinkle. I had to go with no flash to get the colors to look natural as it would white out the lovely shade of purple when I used the flash. Such happy little flowers.
We aren't really sure what this yellow flower is but it's some type of daisy. Perhaps I will pull out my wild flower book and try looking it up later. It was growing all along the shaded part of the Riverwalk.