Tag Archives: wild orchid
Rose Pogonia-Pogonia ophioglossoides. AKA Beardflower for obvious reasons. Another dewy day at MacLeod Field.
Well there are a few subjects that could have a post titled as such. In this case it’s Grass Pinks-Calopogon tuberosus. There were quite a nice number of them along the path in MacLeod Field and also in the taller … Continue reading
There is a wooded area in Amherst where I can reliably, usually, find both pink and white lady’s slippers around this time in May. Sure enough there were plenty of pinks to photograph yesterday but so far not a single … Continue reading
We had a bit of rain yesterday, sometimes a drizzle and others a shower, and in the morning I headed out hoping to find a few Painted Trilliums-Trillium undulatum to marvel at and photograph. One of the pleasures in observing … Continue reading
As I continue romping through my archives, I came across these two examples of Lady’s Slipper beauty from 5 years ago. May is not that far off and it’s about time I paid them another visit. I photographed one here … Continue reading
I posted this flower the other day entwined. But floating in space is fun too. Grass Pink-Calopogon tuberosus As for the title…..
When I walked into MacLeod Field (I only recently learned the actual name of what I have been calling Lawrence Swamp wet meadow) early last Saturday morning I didn’t expect to find orchids that early in the month but felt … Continue reading
This morning I visited the wet meadow where I often find two species of native orchids. But…usually they are not in flower until mid-June. I was lucky and found both flowering early albeit the Grass Pink which will follow was … Continue reading
So far the only white Cypripedium acaule I have found this year. In the past several years there have been a few in the spot where I found the Pink pair that I posted last week but none at that … Continue reading