Category Archives: Wildflowers

05.11.2019 Jack and Violet

Part way up the yellow trail on Mount Norwottuck I came across this Jack-in-the-Pulpit and  little Marsh (I think) Violets. I thought they made a nice intimate composition together. It was pretty mucky and not at all as clean as … Continue reading

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05.09.2019 Trillium Conversion

I mentioned yesterday in response to Andrew that I should do a black and white of the white trillium. I went back out in our little woods last evening and made another image after sunset, with the added benefit that … Continue reading

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05.08.2019 Success!

Two years ago I purchased a White Trillium-Trillium grandiflorum from Nasami Farm, the Western Mass extension of the New England Wildflower Society, recently renamed the Native Plant Trust.  As a new transplant it didn’t do much but last year there … Continue reading

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05.02.2019 Trillium on a Slippery Slope

Red Trillium-Trillium erectum is a sometime challenge as the blooms often face downward requiring lying on the ground in order to see the inner flower.  Photographing this plant, located under a ledge but higher than the path I was on, … Continue reading

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04.29.2019 Britches

Dutchman’s Breeches, Dicentra cucullaria, are among my favorite spring ephemerals. After photographing them for many years, I really just had one that I thought was print-worthy.  Now there’s two. I am quite happy that spring has finally sprung.  Last autumn … Continue reading

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03.17.2019 Black and White Bloodroot

With Spring ephemeral season approaching, I’ve been reviewing my flora archives and thought this opening Bloodroot would convert well. Like most of us, I have just about had my fill of Winter. Although not my favorite season, it has afforded … Continue reading

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01.05.2019 Harbinger

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

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