A collection of flowering shrubbery photographs by nature photographer Kimberly J Tilley. The images were created from 2007 - 2020 at various locations in the USA. This book series title, Pastonkik, means "in the United States" and it comes from the Abenaki language. The Abenaki are from the Northeast. Native American languages and Latin are used in this series to identify specimens. There are 18 books in total featuring Kimberly's favourite landscapes, waterscapes, insects, plants, birds and wildlife images.
"Native to eastern Asia and Europe, this woody plant prefers to be in the sun. The lilac is not poisonous and is edible. The first lilac planted in the USA was in New Hampshire, by the Wentworth family in 1750."