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Flora

Since it’s snowing here and they’re forecasting frigid temperatures to follow, I thought I’d head back to Florida (virtually, that is). Above is the mouth of Lower Suwannee River as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The 30-foot-tall Shell Mound … Continue reading

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Ferns Unfurling

The unfurling of fern fiddleheads in spring is one of the things I look forward to every year. To me, each one is a work of art. Above is a lovely reddish-bronze Sensitive Fern (Onoclea sensibilis) named for its quick demise when … Continue reading

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Walk Details

Here are a few details I wasn’t able to include in my last post, but were still worthy of another post of their own. This brave, intrepid little bumblebee was so cold, she was moving in slow motion. I had to … Continue reading

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Turk’s Cap Lilies

Turk’s Cap Lilies (Lilium canadense) are now at peak bloom in our woodland. Easily distinguished by their vibrant orange, recurved petals that earn them their name, their annual bloom is an eagerly awaited event for us. Native to eastern U.S., … Continue reading

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