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05.29.2021 More of the Yellow Lady’s Slippers

I don’t think I’ll be posting quite as many of these as I do of the Painted Trilliums, but I guess it depends on how many I come across.  These are on another private property location shared with me by … Continue reading

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05.27.2021 Trillium Thursday

I know last night might have been a little misleading with the “eve’ title.  I only had the one shot to share…well lots but basically all the same…so today it is back to the Trilliums but with a new species … Continue reading

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05.25.2021 Trillium Tuesday

Painted Trillium once more. The second posted of this year.  I can’t say there won’t be more.  🙂

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05.22.2021 Yellow Lady’s Slipper

After I took that wrong turn last week and missed the yellow lady’s slipper in the Holyoke Range, the two friends who told me about it mentioned someone in a nearby town with a forest garden that contains one and … Continue reading

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05.15.2021 Bird-foot Violet

Driving through Quabbin Park, I noticed a large patch of purple by the side of the road,  parked, and walked to the spot where dozens of Viola pedata were growing. I love the shape of these flowers and the variety … Continue reading

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05.13.2021 Trillium Thursday 2

This is what will likely be the first of a few Painted Trillium-Trillium undulatum posts. For those of you who have been visitors to the blog over the years you know it is a personal favorite and the highlight of … Continue reading

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05.10.2021 Macro Monday Marsh Marigold

Nothing challenging about that alliteration. As the name implies, these grow in some wet conditions and, in this case, swampy.  Several times my boots got sucked deep into the muck, fortunately they are “Muck Boots”, and I almost had to … Continue reading

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05.07.2021 White Trillium

From the backyard wild spot-Trillium grandiflorum

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05.03.2021-2 Macro Monday

Hobblebush-Viburnum lantanoides A native shrub, the flowers are lovely but it’s the texture of the leaves that I enjoy even more.

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05.01.2021 An erect Trillium erectum

Quite often these Red Trillium flowers are more drooping than upright which can make shooting them a challenge. In this case the flower was fairly perpendicular to the earth which still required lying on the ground with the tripod legs … Continue reading

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