Category Archives: Flora

09.27.2018 Late summer orchids

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

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09.20.2018 Gentian Farewell

Probably my last gentian image for the year, although I have yet to photograph a bottle/closed gentian.  

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09.16.2018 Quabbin Hill Goldenrod Landscape

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

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09.11.2018 Sunday afternoon…to the Gentians again!

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

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09.09.2018 Greater Fringed Gentian Buds

Hard to believe it’s that time of year already.  Not quite foliage time but I have seen changes starting, especially on some maples, already and this morning we actually have a chill in the air.  I could see my breath … Continue reading

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08.26.2018 Canada Lilies

Every year I look forward to photographing Canada Lilies. It’s a challenge trying to find some way of presenting them a little differently than before. I don’t think these are all that unique but they are lovely flowers and I … Continue reading

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05.19.2018 The annual PT

Painted Trillium, that is.  🙂

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