Tag: Flora

Edie’s Image of the Day: Showy Milkweed

Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) leaves, the habitat plant for monarch butterflies(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Swallowtail Butterfly

One of over 550 species of swallowtail butterflies.  This one is probably a tiger swallowtail butterfly.  (Cross posted from The

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Spicebush

Spicebush (calycanthus occidentalis) flower.  Stems were used as arrow shafts.(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: The Fen

A fen is a marsh or bog, a low area of land subject to seasonal flooding.(Cross posted from The Little

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Cow Parsnip

 Cow Parsnip (Heracleum maximum) blossoms. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Granite Garden

Grasses, mosses, lichens and flowers flourish on a wet granite ledge.(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Stonecrop

While I’m no plant expert, I think this is a member of the sedum family.(Cross posted from The Little

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Edie’s Image of the Day: Snow Plant

Snow Plant and Sweet Woodruff(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent) Snow plant; Sarcoides sanguinea is a parasitic plant that

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