Tag Archives: Orchid

07.22.2019 Downy Rattlesnake Plantain closeup

Not a full frame of one bloom, but this was as close as the 180 with two tubes could get and still focus. The 100 might have got closer but the lens you have with you is your best lens … Continue reading

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05.30.2016 One thing to do on a rainy day

Why, get wet, of course. Yesterday, I met up with a friend who wanted to show me her location for White variant Pink Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium acaule) .  The spot where I sometimes find one isn’t productive this year and … Continue reading

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10.02.2013 Nodding Ladies’ Tresses

Here is a lovely little wild orchid (Spiranthes cernua for those who prefer the Latin) that grows in the wet meadow I like to visit in June for the Grass Pinks and Rose Pogonias.  It is a September bloomer and … Continue reading

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07.28.2011 A short visit to Northern Maine

I spent the past extended weekend in Northern Maine with my friends Anita Mueller and Mark Picard.  I had hoped for a few opportunities to photograph the mountains there along with a some wildflowers.  Unfortunately, there were mostly hazy days.  … Continue reading

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