Tag Archives: Virginia Spiderwort

06.01.2020-2 Back to our original programming.

Sometimes at 4 a.m. when I review the news overnight the world seems a bleak place.  Thus this morning’s post.  After accepting the day and enjoying the warmth of the sun things of course seem brighter. Generally I prefer to … Continue reading

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07.25.2019 Nectaring Hoverfly After a Day of Rain

This little Hover Fly or Syrphid Fly (Allograpta obliqua-Common Oblique Syrphid) aka Flower Fly was having a nice nectar dinner next to our driveway Wednesday afternoon. A little more intimate than the shot I shared the other day. What a … Continue reading

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06.28.2015 Wet stuff

As predicted, for a change, we had a full day rain event.  In between showers I got out in the yard and found a couple of subjects I liked. Virginia Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana v.alba) And Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus).  

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06.29.2014 Virginia Spiderwort the pale

This is an annual frontyard image for me.  I am not sure where the plant came from but originally it was the more typical blue/purple hue.  A few years back this less pigmented individual showed up, was fruitful and multiplied   … Continue reading

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