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Mountain laurel flowering in December

I stumbled upon a solitary mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) flower yesterday while walking around Lake Mohonk in New Paltz. It isn’t the prettiest mountain laurel flower, but it was DECEMBER 27th, approximately six (!) months before one would expect a mountain … Continue reading

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Spring in the dead of Winter

I took this photograph on January 31st while wearing a t-shirt. I like flowers and insects and warm weather, but I sure miss the discrete seasonality of my youth. Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis), growing in the Crum Woods, Swarthmore College, … Continue reading

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