Spring Ephemerals

At this time of year, a few pictures of spring flowers are appropriate. For more rapid loading these are shown as thumbnails. Click the small image to se a larger one.

Coltsfoot April 22 ‘97

Bloodroot April 26 ‘70

Hepatica May 1 ‘80

Trout Lily May 7 ‘78

Trilliums May 15 ‘05

Jack-in-the Pulpit May 17 ‘81

Yellow Violets May 15 ‘92

Violets May 16 ‘04

Marsh Marigold May 20 ‘73

Not all sring flowers are benign. There are some alien invasive species like Garlic Mustard, shown below, that tend to crowd out our native flowers.

Garlic Mustard May 16 ‘99