Tag Archives: New England Wildflowers

06.22.2016 Smaller Forget-me-not

Smaller Forget-me-not (Mysotis laxa), is one of seven species of Mysotis found in New England, only two of which are native. Advertisements

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05.15.2016 FOY Painted Trillium

While hiking along Dean Brook yesterday, I found my first favorite of the year.  I had looked in what is a usually reliable spot and found none.  This was a nice surprise. I am sure the reliable location is just a … Continue reading

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05.03.2016 Portrait of a Bellwort

Now, back to our regular programming (the Canon 180 macro lens).  When I walked in the woods Sunday, the first flower I saw was Sessile-leaved Bellwort- Uvularia sessilifolia aka Wild Oats.  Actually there were hundreds of them all over the … Continue reading

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05.02.2016 Dwarf Ginseng In Situ

Some of you may remember that I purchased the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm macro lens last year for flower photography but didn’t get to use it for that purpose much before the end of the flower season.  Yesterday I was … Continue reading

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04.29.2016 Flashback Friday Flora

I remember finding this Round-leaved Yellow Violet (Viola rotundifolia) while photographing yellow trout lilies, aka dogtooth violets, in a local ditch.  Doesn’t seem that long ago, but it turns out to be 7 years. Times does pass quickly.  Yesterday was  our … Continue reading

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09.22.2015 Another Fringed Gentian Bud

Another from a couple of weekends ago.  I headed out in the late afternoon when I thought the Fringed Gentian would be open as it needs sunshine.  Of course, it wasn’t sunny in the face of imminent rain…which, by the … Continue reading

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12.26.2011 Bloodroot Medley

I love Bloodroot.  It’s amongst the first Spring wildflowers and is a real pick-me-up after a long winter.  The ground is still covered with dried brown leaves and there is mud everywhere.  There are a couple of others, but the … Continue reading

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