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Berry Tempting

My field guides did not have any information on this plant, so I had to depend on the Internet. The search phrase “tree with speckled red berries” brought up results for autumn olive, and I believe that’s what this shrub … Continue reading

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Rhapsody in Blue

The asters were amazing this year. I found not only the usual white asters, but also pink, purple, and blue. I found them in the woods, and I found them in the meadows. One day, there were so many asters … Continue reading

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Milkweed

Milkweed grows in the meadows along the path where I often walk. I didn’t get any pictures of the flowers this year, so I offer you this post from 2008 (it contains a picture of milkweed flowers, plus a picture … Continue reading

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Color, Light, and Seeds

On my walk yesterday I took 500 pictures. That has to be a record. I deleted about half of them when I got home, but that still leaves a lot of pictures to look through. It’s going to take a … Continue reading

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Summer Gold

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Continuing the Catalog: Part 2

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Mystery Berries

I love to find and photograph berries. They are often as beautiful as the flowers that produced them. I found these berries along the walking trail near the library. I’m not sure what kind of berries they are. I have … Continue reading

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The Long Way Home: In Pictures

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Poisonous Lookalike

This rather scary plant (look at all those thorns!) is a type of wildflower that I first spotted a couple of years ago but never got around to identifying. When I saw it this year, it was late in the … Continue reading

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One Big Family

I’m not going to get very far with cataloguing wildflowers if I keep dwelling on the ones I’ve already covered, but I did say that I’d look for “thumbprints” the next time I saw lady’s thumb. And the next time … Continue reading

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