Tag Archives: wildflower

09.09.2018 Greater Fringed Gentian Buds

Hard to believe it’s that time of year already.  Not quite foliage time but I have seen changes starting, especially on some maples, already and this morning we actually have a chill in the air.  I could see my breath … 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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05.19.2018 The annual PT

Painted Trillium, that is.  🙂

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08.26.2015 Fern-leaved False Foxglove

One of the wildflowers I look for annually during a Quabbin Park ride around is this lovely native yellow flower (Aureolaria pedicularia) that often exhibits a bushy growth which can reach about 3 feet in height. Happy Humpday folks.  We … Continue reading

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07.23.2015 Horse Nettle

Anything with the name “Nettle” gets my full attention.  Having bumped into more than my share of Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica), I am too aware of the result if one is careless around all those tiny irritating and sometime pain … Continue reading

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09.25.2014 Butter and Eggs

Mmmmm…sounds like a delightful start to the day and it was.  To be clear, I had my usual bowl of sticks and twigs with fruit and milk, a glass of OJ and a handful of supplements.  The Butter and Eggs … Continue reading

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