I stumbled upon Clay and Limestone and wildflower Wednesdays. I adore native wildflowers and although my efforts have been focused on my vegetable garden the past two years, I have plans for a native woodland garden and incorporating natives into my front flower bed.
My favorite wildflower this time of year doesn't have a showy flower, doesn't flower this time of year, and is actually a shrub. However, the seed capsules and seed pods captivate me with the combination of fuchsia and orange. Hearts-a-burstin, strawberry plant, or Euonymus americanus, whichever name you prefer (hearts-a-burstin is my personal favorite) this a colorful addition to the fall that you should get to know if you live in the southeast. They grow in part shade and like a moist environment. About a dozen of these shrubs have grown at the edge of the woods and are putting on a spectacular show this time of year.