Notes from the field, essays, and observations.
Another extreme closeup of a flower:
The flowing pattern on the left is a wet petal.
Another high magnification closeup of a flower:
A closeup of spotted knapweed:
An alien wildflower that’s considered invasive in some parts of the US.
A favorite butterfly that flies around the Fourth of July in my area. You don’t see them everywhere – they are local to specific areas, so you have to know where to look:
A dandelion puff in the rain, with a buttercup in the background:
A little, fast-moving butterfly from my area:
A snake from Costa Rica:
Sorry if they scare you – this one was quite slow-moving, and not venomous. “Forest racer” is an approximate identification…
A garden flower:
A flower that isn’t an extreme closeup for a change…
The center of a common buttercup:
An extreme closeup of a geranium petal:
It’s a hybrid of the wild geranium, Geranium maculatum. Just indulging myself in the wild colors of this flower…
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