Archive for June, 2010

Dot-tail Whiteface

Dot-tail Whiteface

June 22, 2010

The Dot-tail Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)┬áhas a dot on its tail and a white face. It doesn’t get any easier than that. They are supposed to be very common at ponds,… [Continued]

Yellow-phase Timber Rattlesnake


June 21, 2010

I found this four-foot killing machine crossing a gravel road on a cool afternoon. I am always struck by how small the head is compared to the body. We get… [Continued]

One-flowered Cancer Root

One-flowered Cancer Root

June 4, 2010

One-flowered Cancer Root (Orobanche uniflora) is usually found in late May to early June growing in mature forests. It is a root parasite of a number of different plants. Some… [Continued]

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