b'Butterfly Weed Mexican Hat Photos by RUSTY HUBBARDWildflowersof the Wildflower Program by pro- Mexican Hatviding signs identifying wildflowerThis two- to three-foot flower areas sponsored by local clubs,blooms from June to October state-groups, and businesses. wide. The flower has broad, droop-Common Wildflowers ing yellow petals with reddish-brown The most common wildflowers onat the base of the flower. The entire Arkansas highways today include: flower head is up to two inches long. Birds Foot VioletNearly the entire state sports thisMexican Hats grow on prairies, open small flower from April throughareas, and pinelands.May. The violets color appears inSERVING BREAKFASTphases from light to dark violet, and the flower is about one inch wide.ALL DAY!The leaves are what give this violet its name; they are divided into slender lobes that resemble a birds foot.From May to October, these showy flowers can be seen statewide in fields and roadsides. They furnish a browse for deer with their yellow rays and dark brown disk flowers inLOCAL CHECKS ACCEPTEDlarge flower heads that are about two NO DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS and a half inches in diameter. OPEN FOR DINNERButterfly Weed VOTED #1Irresistible to butterflies, this is found nearly statewide from MayDINERto September. Its bright orange to 607103zMonday - Saturday, 6:30am - 8:00pm reddish-orange flowers are seen lessSunday, 6:30am - 2:00pmfrequently in the Delta region. 1112 N. Main StreetHarrison, AR870-743-9493www.OzarksMag.com Spring 2021 | Ozarks Magazine | 39'