Wildflower Favorites

Early spring wildflowers, the spring ephemerals, are vivid reminders of the fragile beauty and existence of life on earth. They tease and please with spectacular, short-lived blooms. They always leave us wanting more, and we’re quite willing to wait another year for another show. It never gets old.

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Serviceberry (Amelanchier), a small flowering tree

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Marsh Marigold in the wet soil along a small stream

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White Trillium, a woodland wildflower favoring rich, moist soils (1 of 2)

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Red Trillium in filtered light on a rich woodland site

Photos by NB Hunter. © All Rights Reserved.

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7 thoughts on “Wildflower Favorites

  1. Lovely. I was out both Saturday and Sunday and couldn’t get enough of them. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos.

  2. Lovely photos! We have many wildflowers and edibles on the property, but it would take me forever to try to identify them! You always do such a wonderful job educating us!

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