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A Sea of Bluebells

As promised earlier, here are some more shots of the absolutely gorgeous bluebells at Riverbend Park, on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia, just north of Great Falls National Park. When I ran out of room on my … Continue reading

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The Bluebells are Blooming

As seen this morning at Riverbend Park; a sea of bluebells. Leave it to those hardy native plants to survive freezes and storms and still dazzle. I’ll write a longer post with more pictures later in the week, but I … Continue reading

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Spring Beauty

Right now, beneath the trees, the forest floor is dotted with delicate, shimmering flowers known as Spring Beauty. The color variation among plants is, interestingly, due to the plant’s attempt to maintain a delicate balance between attracting pollinators (crimson flowers) … Continue reading

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