Category Archives: wildflower portrait

04.28.2017 Return of the Red Wake Robin

This time while lying on the ground with the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm macro. AKA Red Trillium-Trillium erectum, this one, and a few others, lived up to the species name by standing erect.  Most often they droop as you see … Continue reading

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09.09.2016-Floral Friday Fern-leaved False Foxglove

How’s that for alliteration?  The hyphen saved me.  🙂 I photograph these annually in the Quabbin Park.  The first time I found them I climbed some rocks to get at the plant which wasn’t easy and even a bit risky. … Continue reading

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07.30.16 White Water Lily

July has flown by.  So much has been going on in general and with Bentley in particular.  The adoption became official last Sunday when we signed the papers after spending the month as fosters.  He has settled in very well … Continue reading

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07.13.2016 It’s Queen Anne’s Lace season again

Although also known as “Wild Carrot” (Daucus carota) I have yet to eat one.  They are too lovely in the field or along our driveway to consider picking.  I’d rather have the plants come back year after year than pluck … Continue reading

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07.11.2016 Canada Lily big and small

Yesterday brought us some much needed rain.  Not a lot, but anything is appreciated and we did get intermittent showers.  I had thought about going to Hawley Bog as mentioned yesterday but the threat of rain made me think of … Continue reading

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07.10.2016 Steve and the Giant Purple Pitcher Plant

We’ve needed rain and got a little this morning while I was at Hawley Bog. Very little.  But that didn’t stop me from getting soaked.  The bushes and tall grass were leaning over the boardwalk and heavy with the mist/drizzle … Continue reading

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06.22.2016 Smaller Forget-me-not

Smaller Forget-me-not (Mysotis laxa), is one of seven species of Mysotis found in New England, only two of which are native.

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