What’s blooming this week? (June 23)

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 […]

Forgotten species

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)

Stillwater and River, by Pat Schneider

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 […]

What’s blooming this week (June 16)?

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 […]