A very rainy and difficult week (the kind that would make you glad you’re not a field biologist haha), so there were fewer new species. But still plenty to look at! Click here to go back in time. Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia) Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus) Water Lily (Nymphaea alba) Horse Nettle (Solanum carolinense) Spotted Knapweed […]
This is another kind of wool carder bee (in the family Megachilidae). It is cuter and smaller than the introduced European wool carder, which I posted about before.
These little nymphs are growing bigger all the time. So cute! Such good camouflage!
Well, this was bound to happen. I’ve neglected to mention a few of the species that have started flowering over the past couple of weeks. I thought I’d make up for it today! White Sweet Clover (Melilotus albus) Yellow Sweet Clover (Melilotus officionalis) Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
This is Stillwater River in Maine…it was one of my favourite spots when I was traveling there. River A delicate fuzz of fog like mold, or moss, all across the river in this early light. Another day, I might have still been sleeping. What a pity. How the stars and seas and rivers in their […]
Things are still blooming! It never stops! Click here to go back in time. Giant Fleeceflower (Persicaria polymorpha) Goat’s Beard (Aruncus dioicus) Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) Asparagus (!) (Asparagus officionalis) White Avens (Geum canadense) Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) Orange hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum) St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) Lance-leaved tickseed (Coreopsis lanceolata) Vervain Mallow (Malva alcea) Scarlet […]
Still catching up on photos from Maine…these are from my explorations of the coast of Acadia National Park.