Tag Archives: native plants

03.17.2019 Black and White Bloodroot

With Spring ephemeral season approaching, I’ve been reviewing my flora archives and thought this opening Bloodroot would convert well. Like most of us, I have just about had my fill of Winter. Although not my favorite season, it has afforded … Continue reading

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07.11.2016 Canada Lily big and small

Yesterday brought us some much needed rain.  Not a lot, but anything is appreciated and we did get intermittent showers.  I had thought about going to Hawley Bog as mentioned yesterday but the threat of rain made me think of … Continue reading

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07.10.2016 Steve and the Giant Purple Pitcher Plant

We’ve needed rain and got a little this morning while I was at Hawley Bog. Very little.  But that didn’t stop me from getting soaked.  The bushes and tall grass were leaning over the boardwalk and heavy with the mist/drizzle … Continue reading

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06/23/2016 Red Oak leaf

Here are two more images, although of one leaf, for the project which has still no plan.  Someone once said, maybe more than one someone, that “No plan is a plan”. Maybe happy accidents are better. Here is a scan … Continue reading

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06.22.2015 Annual meadow orchids

Not too much to say about these.  I’ve posted both here before, but it’s an annual tradition for me to visit my wet meadow near Lawrence Swamp for them.  They are such lovely flowers and it is hard to not … Continue reading

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06.14.2015 One more for the road

The yellow star grass road, that is.  I was actually looking for frostweed but it is still just a touch early…maybe tomorrow before work if it doesn’t rain. Here’s another look at some anthers and a stigma.I really like this … Continue reading

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06.03.2015 Framed Yellow Star-grass

Occasionally I like to make a replica of what an image looks like framed.  It’s a good way to judge mat color and the see the effect framing has on presentation.  Next spring I will be exhibiting in our Town … Continue reading

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06.01.2015 Candid

Fun on the forest floor.

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05.31.2015 Yellow Star-grass

The rain held off this morning and allowed me to get out for a few hours.  That came to an end as I made this image.  I didn’t get soaked, but I had to quickly cover up the bag and … Continue reading

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05.22.2015 Trout Lily Closeup

Here is a close look at an almost opened American Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum) from a few weeks back. Tonight starts 10 days off from work to photograph wildflowers and cascading water…I hope. Maybe a few other subjects as well.  … Continue reading

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