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05.30.2022 Macro Monday Madame’s Mocs

Yesterday morning was a lady’s slipper extravaganza.  This appears to be a very good year for them and this is my third location, near Dean Brook, with more than a dozen to choose  from. In all three spots they are … Continue reading

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05.28.2022 Wet and Wild

From the same morning as the pair I posted last week, these two attracted my attention for the way to were paired and the light filtering through a gap in the undergrowth on the wet leaves. As with many white … Continue reading

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05.27.2022 I’ll have me a sarsaparilla, barkeep!

I seem to remember that being a line in some old western movie, maybe more than one, and have read that it was the precursor to root beer. After wandering through the woods around Atkins Reservoir last Monday morning enjoying … Continue reading

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05.24.2022 Your slipper, Milady

There is a wooded area in Amherst where I can reliably, usually, find both pink and white lady’s slippers around this time in May.  Sure enough there were plenty of pinks to photograph yesterday but so far not a single … Continue reading

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05.22.2022 The return of the Painted Quadrillium

Not exactly a return as this is not the same plant that I posted back in 2016. I found this  about 50 yards from that one but in the same location in Shutesbury. As you can see in the comparison … Continue reading

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05.21.2022 Happy Dewy Saturday Morning

The day started with light fog and a slight mist but no breeze which makes for a happy flower photographer. My first stop was to look for lady’s slippers and more painted trilliums in Shutesbury which was moderately successful.  Plenty … Continue reading

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05.18.2022 Wordless Wednesday II-Red Trillium Noir

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05.16.2022 FOY Painted Trillium

We had a bit of rain yesterday, sometimes a drizzle and others a shower, and in the morning I headed out hoping to find a few Painted Trilliums-Trillium undulatum to marvel at and photograph. One of the pleasures in observing … Continue reading

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05.13.2022 Bird-foot Posey

Bird-foot Violet-Viola pedata is named for the shape of its leaves, a couple of which you can see beneath the uppermost bloom.  Always a favorite spring wildflower.

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05.10.2022 Trillium Tuesday

I am not sure I can be as prolific with trilliums as frogs but I’ll give it a shot. I am fortunate that these White Trilliums-Trillium grandiflorum are thriving in my small woods. I can wander out every morning to … Continue reading

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