The shot above was done late in the afternoon with the sun behind the plant. I went back and took this shot for my mentor, Carol Ann.
The "Mother Ship" has landed!!
The fresh or dried whole plant has been used as a herbal medicine to treat nervous anxiety and insomnia. In cooking, the fruit is sometimes used for jam or jellies. The fruit can be eaten out of hand and historically it was a favorite of colonial settlers of the South and Native Americans alike.
And below Eddie steals a kiss from Doodlebug!!
More of Leiper's Fork later!!