3 July 2015
Dame's Rocket or Dame's Violet
Central Penjajawoc Preserve
(From Newcomb's Wildflower Guide)
Large, showy (3/4 inch to 1 inch wide) purple flowers (sometimes pink or white); stamens and style mostly concealed in the flower tube. Flowers fragrant. Two to 3 feet high. Leaves are alternate but hard to see in photo. Escaped from gardens to fields and roadsides.
Photos by Donne Sinderson