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Turkish delight

A bit off the path and with some pods yet to open, this Turk’s-cap lily (Lilium superbum) wasn’t quite at peak dazzle. Still, the open flowers in flaming free fall demanded attention.

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Trolling for wildflowers

Quite unexpectedly came across a lovely patch of yellow wildflowers growing along a ridge trail that rises above Swimming River Reservoir. I believe these are Trout lilies (perhaps Erythronium americanum), apparently so named due to the mottled coloring of the … Continue reading

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