Tag Archives: wetland plant

06.26.2021 Water Arum

AKA Wild Calla-Calla palustris.  As the name suggests, these are found in water or very wet conditions, such as the little roadside brook where I spotted this one while searching for woodland wildflowers in Northern Maine a few years back. … Continue reading

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08.24.2018 Common Bladderwort-Utricularia vulgaris

Here is another carnivorous plant albeit a fairly small one.  These are the little yellow flowers you see extended above shallow waters on the edges of ponds.  They have little trapdoors that can snap shut faster than the speed of … Continue reading

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07.12.2016 A piece of the puzzle

The puzzle is the wide expanse of what makes up our world.  Sometimes larger than life in our limited human experience and sometimes much smaller than our imagination can conjure.  In between can be found many levels for observation as … Continue reading

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03.22.2016 Think Spring

Despite yesterday’s brief winter reprise, I am eagerly anticipating the return of spring flowers.  Our peonies, daffs and croci are popping out of the softening earth and it won’t be long until the wildflowers, like this bouquet of marsh marigolds, … Continue reading

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06.21.2015 Spring Foliage

Autumn isn’t the only time for colorful leafy goodness.  Here’s a young red maple (Acer rubrum) that I came across while visiting a local wet meadow yesterday…the last day of spring.

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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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