Tag Archives: native plant
This Canada Lily-Lilium canadense resembles the fireworks some of us will see this weekend. I was hoping to visit these at Hawley Bog today but we are in the midst of a somewhat steady rain so I’ll have to put … Continue reading
Swamp Candles, aka Swamp Yellow Loosestrife-Lysimachia terrestris, is a wetland plant that I often find in the field I visit to photograph Rose Pogonias and Grass Pinks. Years ago I had a friend who took part in an activity called … Continue reading
As the name implies, the root, really a tuber, is edible and tastes like a cucumber…although I personally have not yanked one out of the ground to munch upon it. I am relying on the report in good faith. The … Continue reading
While at Moosehorn Pond on the same day as the previous water-lily shot, I captured a couple of pads with nice water drops that accumulated during the rain just prior to my arrival. I picked out a couple with some … Continue reading
Yesterday morning began with thundershowers before dawn and then more later in the morning. Later for me, probably still early for most everyone else. We need the rain so no complaints. But when I visited some favorite spots for mountain … Continue reading
Sensitive Fern-Onoclea sensibilis Also done on “Green Day” but tossed the color.
It was raining when I left the house this morning but radar showed it letting up to the north and, sure enough, when I arrived at the pond it had stopped. But the evidence remained. White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata
I posted this flower the other day entwined. But floating in space is fun too. Grass Pink-Calopogon tuberosus As for the title…..
When I walked into MacLeod Field (I only recently learned the actual name of what I have been calling Lawrence Swamp wet meadow) early last Saturday morning I didn’t expect to find orchids that early in the month but felt … Continue reading