Tag Archives: native wildflowers

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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05.28.2015 Rare Lupine

Many of the lupines, probably most, that we see driving along the roadsides in New England are not natives.  We do have one, the Sundial Lupine (Lupinus perennis), that is rare and disappearing.  I mentioned the other day that I … 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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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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05.10.2015 Yellow for Sunday

I am behind on my replies to all the comments for the last couple of posts and I will catch up shortly.  I am also behind on my comments for some of your blogs and, likewise, I’ll catch up on … Continue reading

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04.23.2015 Wild Geranium

Steve Schwartzman posted a species of Wild Geranium this morning that is a bit different than what we see here.  His, Geranium carolinianum, is a very small flower while ours, Geranium maculatum (and also known as a Spotted Crane’s-bill), is … Continue reading

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