Wildflowers Index

Spring wildflowers

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Spring Beauty
Claytonia virginica
Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 25, 2012 (but seen by April 15, 2012)
Hidden treasures: Dandelion jam and parsnip bread
2011
April 11, 2010 – (See photo with Trout lily below)

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Marsh Marigolds (Cowslips)
Caltha palustris
Elk Rapids Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 13, 2012
From Elk Rapids to Torch Lake everything’s waking up
2011
2010

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Dutchmen’s breeches
Dicentra cucullaria
Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 16, 2012 (but seen by April 8, 2012)
Windblown
2011
2010

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 Trillium
Trillium grandiflorum
Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 21, 2012
Spring flowers and shooting stars
2011
2010

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Trout lily (Adder’s tongue)
Erythronium americanum
(with Spring Beauty – Claytonia virginica)
Best image goes back to this photo by Babs Young
Antrim County, Michigan
April 11, 2010
Trout lily bows to spring beauty
April 21, 2012
2011

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 Moss phlox
Phlox subulata
Grand Traverse Bay, Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 20, 2012
Spring flowers and shooting stars
2011:
2010:

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Common Dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 23, 2012
Blind leading blind
2011:
2010:

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Pussy willow
Grand Traverse Bay, Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
March 17, 2012
Early spring on Grand Traverse Bay
2011:
2010:

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Snake grass (the spotted spikes)
Equisetum
and Moss phlox (the purple flowers)
Phlox subulata
Grand Traverse Bay, Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
April 20, 2012
Spring flowers and shooting stars

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Coming up (this is a work in progress):

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Violet

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Forget-me-not
Yellow Archangel

Summer wildflowers

Wild geranium
Wild iris
Queen Anne’s Lace
Chicory
Goldenrod
Sweetpea
Beach peas

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Spotted Touch-me-not (which I’ve called Orange Jewelweed, which is probably incorrect)
Impatiens capensis
Grand Traverse Bay, Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
September 3, 2009
Dawn patrol along Grand Traverse Bay

 

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Bull thistle

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Fringed gentian

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Michigan orchids

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Showy ladyslipper

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Pink ladyslipper Katherine paints the fence pink

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Yellow ladyslipper

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Epipactis helleborine
(Alien, invasive)
Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
July 29, 2010
Little green orchids invade Antrim County

2 Responses “Wildflowers Index” →
  1. Neat idea Gerry! You have me wondering if I could manage something similar for my area.

    Reply
    • Karma I’m so glad you stopped in to check it out! I’m positive you could do it, and you can learn from my mistakes. I’m trying to figure out a better way to include the thumbnails, as I suspect the page takes too long to load on a slow connection.

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