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06.30.2019 Black-eyed Susan perfection

Yesterday, for me, said summer has arrived when I found a large patch of Black-eyed Susans-Rudbeckia hirta- also known as Black-eyed Coneflowers- while driving through Quabbin Park.  All are lovely flowers but one struck me as a perfect specimen deserving of … Continue reading

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06.04.2016 Saturday Night One-liner

Tragopogon dubius-Yellow Goat’s Beard! No photography today.  I archived 3 months of images…still have March through May to go…and split a bunch of next winter’s heat. Hydraulic splitter not a maul, but it’s hot and still feels like work.  Once … Continue reading

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06.01.2016 Backyard Daisy Portrait

There are parts of our yard that are allowed to grow wild to encourage wildflowers.  One spot is home to dozens of daisies every year.  We didn’t plant them, but at one time our yard was part of a pasture, … Continue reading

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05.23.2016 Thrillya with some Trillia

Quadrillium, thrillium…why not thrillya and trillia? Unless something really special presents itself, this will be the last for 2016. One reason I like photographing these so much is the variability of the petal edges. This one really appealed for its … Continue reading

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08.25.2015 Common Evening Primrose

Living up to its name, we are seeing the Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) in many places where human activity has disturbed the soil.  Their stalk can be as tall or taller than I am (5’11″…used to be 6’…I’m shrinking) … Continue reading

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