Here we go, the wildflowers are a-leaping. Falcate orangetip and West Virginia white butterflies are on the wing.
From Shakerag Hollow:
Oh Wonderful !!!!!
Mary Lou Knapke SC
Lovely photos of Spring’s arrival! would be nice to have captions identifying the flowers, please!
I’ve added common names in captions. Hover cursor over the image, or click through for slideshow.
Thank you, much appreciated!
Like! Is there moss?
Not sure of the blue flower, but after that I see bloodroot (many white petals), spicebush (tiny yellow flowers on branch), Dutchman’s Breeches, Yellow trout lily, Bloodroot again, Hickory bud? a Sessile trillium ( toad shade), spring beauty, and the last looks to be cut-leaved toothwort.
The ephemerals are all trying to soak in sunlight and convert it to sugars before the tree leaves come out and block their source of energy. Spring is nearly here, a fun time of year,.
Yes. Blue = hepatica.
Exquisite images! How do you find the time?! I’m envious!