Tag Archives: spring ephemeral

03.22.2019 The Breeches are Coming

It’ll still be about three weeks before they show up.  Although the Berkshires and Adirondacks may see snow today, for us it’s just a Spring shower. Dicentra cucullaria-Dutchman’s Breeches

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03.17.2019 Black and White Bloodroot

With Spring ephemeral season approaching, I’ve been reviewing my flora archives and thought this opening Bloodroot would convert well. Like most of us, I have just about had my fill of Winter. Although not my favorite season, it has afforded … 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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04.26.2015 And they’re off!

A lot of folks in the eastern part of the state have been seeing flowers already, but we are just now starting to make some progress into spring. I visited my usual early spot for wildflowers this morning and found … Continue reading

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05.14.2014 Marsh Marigolds

Last Friday I went to my favorite spot for Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris) which, as you might guess, is in the buttercup family.  The flower…not the princess. 🙂  They are on both sides of the road, but the west side … Continue reading

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04.20.2014-2 Bloodroot about to open

It is still a bit early…at least in my usual haunt.  I have seen images from our part of the world that are more advanced but it is a bit of a ride from here. This isn’t the most pristine … Continue reading

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04.17.2012 The stigma of Bloodroot.

Not a lot to say about this image…so a little fun with a word of more than one meaning.

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