Category Archives: Flora

03.29.2021 Monochrome Monday-Bloodroot Bud with Dew

I visited the spot where I usually shoot these yesterday morning.  I was hoping for some sign of early spring but nothing doing. It was cold, breezy, overcast, and threatening to rain at any moment.  I guess you could say … Continue reading

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03.28.2021 Silent Sunday-Coming Attraction

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03.23.2021 A skunk in a seep

Besides the leaves under glass this seep also hosts skunk cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus which I visit most years at this time. For those unfamiliar, these are the flower buds which precede leafing out and create their own heat so are often … Continue reading

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03.18.2021 The Season Draws Nearer

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03.17.2021 Wordless Wednesday-one month to go

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02.05.2021 Flashback Friday Flash Forward

A little anticipation, albeit with several months yet to pass, of my planned trip to Northern Maine. Although I do find white lady’s slippers in some of my local haunts, they are seen by the hundreds (possibly a slight exaggeration) … Continue reading

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10.08.2020 Milkweed Floss

While on Mount Pollux I had fun running around to all the milkweed seed displays.  This was my favorite.

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09.29.2020 Misty Day Flowers

We’ve had several misty yet basically rainless days in a  row.  Supposably* tomorrow will produce more than a mist but I won’t believe it until we see it. However a mist does add a little “atmosphere” to flowers. As I … Continue reading

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09.12.2020 Saturday last Saturday

Although my understanding of when Sundew would be flowering was faulty, I did get a chance to photograph a flower when I went to Gauco Pond last weekend (The same day I shot the red-legged grasshopper I posted earlier this … Continue reading

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09.02.2020 Wordless Water-lily Wednesday

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