Posts Tagged 'plants'

Persimmon

Diospyros virginianaDiospyros virginiana.

Knotweed

Fallopia japonicaAn eight-foot high forest of Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) on Coney Island Creek.

Cattails Coming Undone

Typha

Goldenrod

Solidago

Springtime in Winter

Over the last week, the warm weather forced unexpected blooms.rose Roses in Sunset Park.cherryOne of half-a-dozen blooming cherry trees noted during a short walk in Green-Wood.cherry2The overcast light was definitely wintery, making these blooms look subdued and inducing melancholy in this flower-worshipper instead of the vernal joy of true spring.

Great Swamp

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IMG_4897And so much lichen! The whitish looking parts of these trees are actually lichen in the bright sun. Lichen needs fairly clean air to grow, which is why it is generally — but not completely — absent from NYC.

Milkweed Launch

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