Saturday, May 16, 2009

Carices of the Low Ground

Foggy meadow morning, carices blooming.

Carex squarrosa

Woven blades of Carex squarrosa

Carex gynandra

Carex annectens

Spike rush

Golden ragwort

Baltimore checkerspot caterpillar - dozens were everywhere in a patch of turtleheads!

Golden Ragwort blooms cover half the meadow right now



(Note: Carex sedges are pretty hard to identify to species - don't take my word for the names above!)

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