Category Archives: wildflower portrait

04.20.2020-2 Floral Memory

Some shy Wild Oats, one of our spring ephemerals. Mine are not up yet and I was without my car as it had a couple of recalls to be sorted out so something from the archives. Also called Sessile-leaved Bellwort-Uvularia … Continue reading

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04.17.2020 Living Large on a Ledge

Another wildflower found on the ledges near yesterday’s waterfall is Early Small-flowered Saxifrage-Micranthes virginiensis. Despite my title, referring more to the plant’s success growing on rock than size, this is a tiny wildflower and the inflorescence is not very big at … Continue reading

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04.12.2020 Silent Sunday

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04.09.2020-2 Say “Hi” to a few of my buds

Yeah, another columbine post so soon. This is current growth though. Most of the columbines I shared the other day grow on some ledges I visit every year for spring ephemerals. That’s where I went on Monday morning hoping to … Continue reading

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04.04.2020-2 Monochrome Trillium

Decided to stay home and work on more old files. These red trilliums should be coming out now, this was on March 31, 2012. I decided that the bud really needed to be the star but like the leaf texture … Continue reading

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03.22.2020 Silent Sunday Annual

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03.19.2020-2 Welcome Spring.

It’s been a great season for ice photography but now…bring on the flowers.  Still a bit soon here but the anticipation can start building. One of our earlies…Red Trillium-Trillium erectum 2010.

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02.28.2020 Friday Flashback – More Anticipation

Amongst our earliest spring ephemerals are the hepaticas, in this case Blunt-lobed-Anemone americana…aka-Round-lobed. Once open, the flower is one of a few colors, white, blue, purple, or pink. Hepatica has been used as a herbal remedy for a variety of … Continue reading

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02.24.2020 Anticipation…is making me wait

Wait for Spring, of course.  But I usually share some image of a wildflower from the past when winter is on the wane and Spring is around the corner, although our Painted Trillium-Trillium undulatum is still about two months away. … Continue reading

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11.20.2019 Wayback Wednesday…A bit of self-indulgence

I couldn’t do Wordless because I do want to say a bit.  This is probably my favorite of all my flower images.  Of course, it is also my favorite flower. For years it was part of my Gravatar but I … Continue reading

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