Category Archives: Wildflowers

05.31.2021 Macro Monday-White Pink Lady’s Slipper

So far the only white Cypripedium acaule I have found this year. In the past several years there have been a few  in the spot where I found the Pink pair that I posted last week but none at that … Continue reading

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05.29.2021 More of the Yellow Lady’s Slippers

I don’t think I’ll be posting quite as many of these as I do of the Painted Trilliums, but I guess it depends on how many I come across.  These are on another private property location shared with me by … Continue reading

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05.27.2021 Trillium Thursday

I know last night might have been a little misleading with the “eve’ title.  I only had the one shot to share…well lots but basically all the same…so today it is back to the Trilliums but with a new species … Continue reading

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05.25.2021 Trillium Tuesday

Painted Trillium once more. The second posted of this year.  I can’t say there won’t be more.  🙂

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05.23.2021 Dutch Bonnets

Yesterday morning my mission was to visit a dependable spot for pink lady’s slippers and especially the white variant of Cypripedium acaule. Unfortunately, this year the number of plants there is lower than usual and there were no white flowers, … Continue reading

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05.22.2021 Yellow Lady’s Slipper

After I took that wrong turn last week and missed the yellow lady’s slipper in the Holyoke Range, the two friends who told me about it mentioned someone in a nearby town with a forest garden that contains one and … Continue reading

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05.15.2021 Bird-foot Violet

Driving through Quabbin Park, I noticed a large patch of purple by the side of the road,  parked, and walked to the spot where dozens of Viola pedata were growing. I love the shape of these flowers and the variety … Continue reading

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05.13.2021 Trillium Thursday 2

This is what will likely be the first of a few Painted Trillium-Trillium undulatum posts. For those of you who have been visitors to the blog over the years you know it is a personal favorite and the highlight of … Continue reading

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05.10.2021 Macro Monday Marsh Marigold

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

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05.07.2021 White Trillium

From the backyard wild spot-Trillium grandiflorum

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