Category Archives: wildflower portrait

10.10.2021 Silent Sunday-Gentian Finale

Greater Fringed Gentian-Gentianopsis crinita

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09.08.2021 Wordless Wednesday-Greater Fringed Gentian

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08.24.2021 Two-fer Tuesday-Bug Relief

A quick post for those who are not bug fans and completion of the Two-fer. While looking for a specific flower that I mentioned yesterday, I came across this Closed Gentian-Gentiana clausa growing at Glauco Pond. This was made shortly … Continue reading

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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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03.17.2021 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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07.12.2020-2 White Water-lily

I asked with my last water-lily post if there could be too many and the answer was no.  So here’s another from Poor Farm Swamp this morning. Come to think of it, the question was about lady’s slippers but a … Continue reading

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07.06.2020 Macro Monday-Grass Pink Farewell

Among a few other subjects that I found in the meadow was most likely the last of the Grass Pinks-Calopogon tuberosus that I will photograph this season.  Most are long past and not looking good even for a “spent” image. … Continue reading

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07.01.2020 White Water-lily Wednesday

I love finding these floating on dark water. This was the only fully open one within “reach” (see below) this past Monday as it is still just a touch early.  Some of the pink flowers are beginning to blossom too, … Continue reading

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05.29.2020-2 One of the Aforementioned Pink Lady’s Slippers in White

Just a basic portrait.  There were only two this year of these white variants and I just went for the glamour shot. There’s another location where I might find some others and will see if there is something a bit … Continue reading

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