Category Archives: Flora
Although one of its two recognized common names, the other is Trailing Arbutus, Mayflowers don’t actually wait to show up in May. This is an image from April 14, 2012. There have already been reports of these being found in … Continue reading
It’ll still be about three weeks before they show up. Although the Berkshires and Adirondacks may see snow today, for us it’s just a Spring shower. Dicentra cucullaria-Dutchman’s Breeches
With Spring ephemeral season approaching, I’ve been reviewing my flora archives and thought this opening Bloodroot would convert well. Like most of us, I have just about had my fill of Winter. Although not my favorite season, it has afforded … Continue reading
Ladies’ Tresses, in this case Nodding, are fairly small and you might not take them for an orchid on first notice. A closer look makes it more evident. Earlier this month, while I was visiting the site where I find … Continue reading
Probably my last gentian image for the year, although I have yet to photograph a bottle/closed gentian.
The fog wasn’t quite as thick as advertised but still enough for some ambiance. These showy goldenrods are not as large a patch as it appears, but I got close to them and the wide angle gives a much larger … Continue reading
I had a bit of a conflict on Sunday afternoon. Mary Beth and I both enjoy watching football (American) and especially the Patriots. But Sunday afternoon saw bright overcast skies with occasional outbreaks of sunlight. Gentians require midday sunlight to … Continue reading