Tag Archives: Dicentra cucullaria
03.22.2023 Spring-Been there, done that, and I’ll do it again
Dutchman’s Breeches-Dicentra cucullaria This is an annual share on Facebook and I thought, “Why not do it here?” 13 years ago and still my favorite shot of these beauties.
04.26.2022 Britches hung out to dry
Artistic license with the spelling. Dutchman’s Breeches-Dicentra cucullaria, growing near Gunn Ledges. Because of their hanging and tenuous grip on the stem these are hard to catch still. 1/6 sec at ISO 400 and f/11 captured them fairly sharp. … Continue reading
04.22.2021-2 More Dutchman’s Breeches
I am always happy to find these and this particular bunch makes a nice natural bouquet.
Today is Mary Beth and my 36th. Exactly now half my life has been filled with marital bliss thanks to her wonderfulness. The scale is definitely balanced in my favor as she got the short end of the stick. She’s … Continue reading
03.22.2020 Silent Sunday Annual
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
03.22.2019 The Breeches are Coming
It’ll still be about three weeks before they show up. Although the Berkshires and Adirondacks may see snow today, for us it’s just a Spring shower. Dicentra cucullaria-Dutchman’s Breeches
04.26.2015 And they’re off!
A lot of folks in the eastern part of the state have been seeing flowers already, but we are just now starting to make some progress into spring. I visited my usual early spot for wildflowers this morning and found … Continue reading
04.02.2015 Dutchman’s Breeches
One of the earlier spring ephemerals in Mr. Gingold’s neighborhood is Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria). The image I am sharing today was made on April 9, 2010 when we had a very early spring. I am not expecting to see … Continue reading