Category Archives: Wildflowers
But what is being harbinged? Skunk Cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus is an early adopter of spring so one might think it indicates the arrival of that season. But this was on January 2nd. Just a wee bit early for anything to be … Continue reading
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
Probably my last gentian image for the year, although I have yet to photograph a bottle/closed gentian.
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
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
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
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