Missouri has a lot of trails that either have wildflowers along the path, lots of river views or caves. There's one trail in the Show Me State that has all of those things and it's only a short drive from the city of St. Louis.
Some people love seeing wildlife in their yard while others don't. If you're in the first camp, the state of Missouri has some recommendations about specific flowers that you can plant on your property that will attract wildlife.
Beautiful but deadly is the best way to describe it. It's a plant commonly found in Illinois that can be a looker, but the truth is it's extremely toxic and especially so for children that get ahold of its seeds.
If you're a fan of flowers, it's the time of year where you really should see what's blooming inside the Missouri Botanical Garden. We have pics to give you an idea of what to expect if/when you visit.