Posted on May 2, 2020May 2, 2020 by Diana BlakneyScotch broom, mowing and flowers This Lomatium nudicaule (aka barestem biscuitroot) was blooming along the cow lane. Native Americans used it as a cold remedy or cough medicine. It is related to the carrot family. flower i.d. flower i.d. Toughleaf iris (aka Iris tenax). There are a plethora of them blooming in the lupine patch as you enter the woods from the cow lane. flower i.d. And, of course, the ubiquitous Scotch broom. We found a patch of Scotch broom we had never discovered before. Sigh! In the meantime, Sid kept busy mowing (see lower field as well as the orchard area) and replacing the wood stove gasket.