Womack Creek is in the middle of its spring flowering. The blooms above, Rusty Blackhaw had a back drop of Pinxter Azaleas right now at it’s full bloom. Fringe trees, cross vines, yaupon holly are all blooming. And poison ivy.
Swamp sweet bells are just beginning to bloom. Below with cross vine.
Two swamp roses were blooming, promising more blooms and fragrance.
And the earlier bloomers are now going to seed and fruit. Pumkin ash and blueberries.
A kingfisher, an owl, a duck, cardinals and a yellow-crowned night heron — not much in the way of bird life.
One alligator out, only a handful of cooters, a few swallowtails, but hardly any honeybees and other insects except…
Get in your boat, canoe or kayak and check out the rivers and creeks of Tate’s Hell.