Shapes of spring May 11, 2013
Posted by Jenny in nature, photography, plants, Smoky Mountains.
Tags: Foamflower, lousewort, meadow rue, painted trillium, phlox, saxifrage, serviceberry, showy orchis, squaw root, trillium erectum, umbrella leaf, violets
Photos taken yesterday near Will Branch, Smith Branch, and Kanati Fork trail.
Foamflower growing from tree trunk.
Foamflower and phlox.
False solomon’s seal.
Squaw root emerging through leaves.
Trillium erectum (white wake-robin).
Bee balm leaves, chickweed, violets.
Squaw root, acorn, violets.
Blossoms of meadow rue.
Pinwheels of lousewort.
Tree with big butt (!).
Color creeps up the mountain slopes.