Our 1st flower of spring.
From 2018 April Images
The last of the butter and egg flowers, I believe.
From 2017 November Images
This flower captures the last of the fall sunshine in Minnesota's Jay Cooke State Park
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From 2017 September Images
One of many images of the Dahlia flower that was taken at the U of MN Arboretum in Chaska, Minnesota.
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Landscape @ Crex Meadows
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From 2017 August Images
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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American Copper captured in Minnesota's St. Croix State Park near Hinckley, Minnesota.
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Flora arrangement at Minnesota Arboretum in Chaska.
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From 2017 July Images
I captured this image of an American Copper at Minnesota's St. Croix State Park near Hinckley.
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Orange & Yellow
Turk Cap Lily buds and buttercup make up this image.
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Turk Cap Lilys
A group of Turk Cap Lily's.
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Actually they are Purple Fringed Orchids.
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The Minnesota State flower the Showy Lady-slipper. Captured this image in Minnesota's Jay Cooke State Park.
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Grass Pink Orchid
A Grass Pink Orchid taken at Savanna Portage State Park near McGregor, Minnesota.
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An orchid called "Spotted Coral Root". Found near McNair Crossing 20 Miles north of Two Harbors, Minnesota.
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Lake Superior Lupines
One of the few places where you can view the Lupines with Lake Superior in the background along the North shore. Its a secret where this is.
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From 2017 June Images
Spotted Coral Root
The early stage of Spotted Coral Root that resides in the orchid family.
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Found near McNair Crossing north of Two Harbors, Minnesota.
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Found at McNair Crossing north of Two Harbors, Minnesota.
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This year's crop of Blue Flag.
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One of the few eatable Mushroom here in the northland is the Oyster Mushroom.
Every year I have to try and get a better image of a bunch berry. One that is better then the one I got last year. This one is close to being an all time top of the list image for bunch berry. Photographers, keep shooting.
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A pretty pink Bog Laurel at McNair Crossing.
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I had never seen Columbine grow in this large of clumps in the wild before. Nice
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From 2017 May Images
This Indian Paintbrush was captured at St Croix State Park near Hinckley, Minnesota.
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An early spring flower called "Blood Root". ( Early spring for us in the northland is sometime in May.)
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Captured this image of a flower called "Prairie Smoke" in Minnesota's Blue Mound State Park near Luverne, MN.
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Yellow Trout Lily
Trout Lily at Jay Cooke State Park near Carlton, Minnesota.
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Tulips @ the MN Arboretum in Chaska, Minnesota
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Big Spring Falls
Big Spring Fall in Banning State Park.
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A new find to add to my butterfly list. Found this Harvester in Banning State Park near Sandstone, Minnesota.
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Pasqueflower or sometimes called a prairie crocus found in Minnesota's Whitewater State Park.
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From 2017 April Images
Purple Ground Cover
Much of Missouri River Valley is covered with this purple flower ground cover in early springtime.
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Narcissus & Wasp
Captured a wasp passing by this Narcissus in Arrow Rock Historic Site in Missouri.
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A curious crow dips and bobs its head as it sits in the Mt Ash tree to try and figure out who and what I am.
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From 2016 October Images
This stinkhorn mushroom was found growing in Father Hennepin State Park on the shoreline of Mille Lac lake.
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From 2016 Sept Images
The early sign of fall when you see these guys.
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From 2016 August Images
Captured at Grassy Point in Duluth's St Louis Bay.
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High Bush Cranberry
Early stage of high bush cranberry. I've been told they make great jelly because they have a natural pectin so you don't have to add this to get your jelly to set up.
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Captured at Snelling Lake at Minnesota's Fort Snelling State park.
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2016 September Calendar
"Closed or Bottle" Gentian flower. The bloom never opens on this flower. WYSIWYG.
From 2016 Calendar
Arrow Leaf flower
Arrow leaf flower was showing its splendor and reflection in the water near Grassy Point in the St Louis estuary of lake Superior.
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This grass looks like smoke moving across the ground at McNair Crossing.
Blue berry time.
Lot of berries to be picked before the bears get at them.
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Found this flower growing in Jay Cooke State Park.
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Minnesota's Savanna Portage State Park.
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