Tag Archives: intimate landscape

08.16.2019 Bubble Pond Cedars: Together for life

Another old (1994) Acadia image recently reprocessed.  These two Atlantic Cedars have an obvious attraction to each other. When visiting Acadia last year, I saw that their grip was as strong as ever. This same trail presents this mystery as … Continue reading

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08.13.2019 Well, it ain’t exactly Texas

I am always envious of the wide swaths of wildflowers my Texas friends share in their blogs.  Most of the time here in  Western Massachusetts the flowers are in small patches with a few exceptions like Goldenrod or Buttercups. I … Continue reading

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07.31.2019 Dean Brook Dribble

A bit of an exaggeration, but the brooks around here are all now mostly rocks with just a slow flow of shallow water. The forecast keeps predicting heavy downpours from passing thunder storms but so far we haven’t seen it.  … Continue reading

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07.11.2019 Beebalm

Bee Balm-Monarda didyma is non-native and mostly an escaped garden plant when found in the wild.  In this case, these are in our garden and I’ve not photographed them as often as I should. I posted one from 2008 a little … Continue reading

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07.10.2019 Two more wildflowers, one summer and one late spring

Tall Meadow-rue-Thalictrum pubescens I usually find these profusely flowered summer plants, as the name suggests, in meadows or forest edges.  It was nice finding one with an easier background, a lake full of waterlilies and a distant tree line. I … Continue reading

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07.06.2019 Mycotroph as Norma Desmond

Almost pretty enough to be a movie star.  🙂 One-flowered Indian Pipe-Monotropa uniflora is a parasite having a symbiotic relationship with fungi for most all its needs. They are found singly, as above, or in clusters, but each is a … Continue reading

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07.02.2019 Two+ from West Branch of Fever Brook Pond

Partridge berries make nice ground cover and, of course, keep partridges fat and happy. One of these days I’ll get a shot of the berries but for now this pair of flowers (they are always in pairs) will do. This … Continue reading

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