Category Archives: Wildflowers
Nothing challenging about that alliteration. As the name implies, these grow in some wet conditions and, in this case, swampy. Several times my boots got sucked deep into the muck, fortunately they are “Muck Boots”, and I almost had to … Continue reading
From the backyard wild spot-Trillium grandiflorum
Hobblebush-Viburnum lantanoides A native shrub, the flowers are lovely but it’s the texture of the leaves that I enjoy even more.
Quite often these Red Trillium flowers are more drooping than upright which can make shooting them a challenge. In this case the flower was fairly perpendicular to the earth which still required lying on the ground with the tripod legs … Continue reading
I am always happy to find these and this particular bunch makes a nice natural bouquet.
It’s always been Bloodroot to me, but when I checked out GoBotany it didn’t show up…these computers are so picky. So I searched the latin name…Sanguinaria canadensis, and discovered it now has a hyphen. There is a plant they list … Continue reading
I wasn’t expecting to find any open Red Columbine-Aquilegia canadensis blooms quite yet and most all that I saw were tight buds. But while photographing something else I noticed these tucked into a corner. Only the one was fully open … Continue reading
I’ve not posted this species of fern before. It’s one of my favorite ferns if only for saying its name…Maidenhair Spleenwort. 🙂 Asplenium trichomanes grows on a variety of rocky surfaces. In this case they are on some sandstone ledges … Continue reading
I am not sure how many TTs there will be, but at least one more when the painteds arrive in May. More time in the rain added some extra interest to these.