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Edie's Image of the Day: Showy Milkweed

Edie’s Image of the Day: Showy Milkweed

May 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

Edie’s Image of the Day: Swallowtail Butterfly

May 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

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Edie's Image of the Day: Spicebush

Edie’s Image of the Day: Spicebush

May 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

Edie’s Image of the Day: The Fen

May 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

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Edie's Image of the Day: Cow Parsnip

Edie’s Image of the Day: Cow Parsnip

May 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

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Edie's Image of the Day: Granite Garden

Edie’s Image of the Day: Granite Garden

May 18, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

Edie’s Image of the Day: Stonecrop

May 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

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Edie's Image of the Day: Snow Plant

Edie’s Image of the Day: Snow Plant

May 2, 2012 | Comments (1)

Snow Plant and Sweet Woodruff(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent) Snow plant; Sarcoides sanguinea is a parasitic plant that has no chlorophyl.  It has no leaves, but gets its nutrients from decaying matter.  It appears after the snows have melted. The brilliant green plants are sweet woodruff, (Galium odoratum) an import that was used as a [...]

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