Tag Archives: native wildflower

09.16.2018 Quabbin Hill Goldenrod Landscape

The fog wasn’t quite as thick as advertised but still enough for some ambiance.  These showy goldenrods are not as large a patch as it appears, but I got close to them and the wide angle gives a much larger … Continue reading

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09.11.2018 Sunday afternoon…to the Gentians again!

I had a bit of a conflict on Sunday afternoon.  Mary Beth and I both enjoy watching football (American) and especially the Patriots. But Sunday afternoon saw bright overcast skies with occasional outbreaks of sunlight.  Gentians require midday sunlight to … Continue reading

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09.09.2018 Greater Fringed Gentian Buds

Hard to believe it’s that time of year already.  Not quite foliage time but I have seen changes starting, especially on some maples, already and this morning we actually have a chill in the air.  I could see my breath … Continue reading

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08.24.2018 Common Bladderwort-Utricularia vulgaris

Here is another carnivorous plant albeit a fairly small one.  These are the little yellow flowers you see extended above shallow waters on the edges of ponds.  They have little trapdoors that can snap shut faster than the speed of … Continue reading

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05.19.2018 The annual PT

Painted Trillium, that is.  🙂

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04.28.2017 Return of the Red Wake Robin

This time while lying on the ground with the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm macro. AKA Red Trillium-Trillium erectum, this one, and a few others, lived up to the species name by standing erect.  Most often they droop as you see … Continue reading

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11.14.2016 Monochrome Monday

I may have posted this before, but the subject of flowers in black and white came up on another photographer’s blog the other day and reminded me of a couple of images I liked in monochrome- this being one of … Continue reading

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