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5/18/2015 Painted Trilliums 2015

These are from two weekends…one a week ago and one yesterday.  If I am fortunate there may be more, but I won’t get out again with the camera until Saturday next.  But by then it may well be lady’s slipper … Continue reading

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05.12.2015 Blue for Tuesday

I have several nice patches of a couple of violet species in my yard but not these Bird’s-foot Violet (Viola pedata) which I noticed walking back to my car while at the Quabbin this past Sunday morning.  They were so … Continue reading

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05.11.2015 White and Red for Monday

Nope, it’s not a Painted Trillium if that’s what you were thinking.  Trillium is correct though. A few days back I photographed this Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) near a favorite waterfall in Sunderland, MA.I knew that they were variable, but … Continue reading

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11.15.2014 Nodding Ladies’ Tresses

Steve Schwartzman posted a very nice image of his local Great Plains ladies’ tresses orchid (Spiranthes magnicamporum) and in our comments we mentioned this cousin species that I see locally.  I had not uploaded an image to the website but … Continue reading

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