Posts Tagged 'plants'
An eight-foot high forest of Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) on Coney Island Creek.
Tags: Great Swamp, plants
Tags: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Bridge Park, plants
Tags: Brooklyn, flowers, Green-Wood, plants, Sunset Park
Over the last week, the warm weather forced unexpected blooms. Roses in Sunset Park.One of half-a-dozen blooming cherry trees noted during a short walk in Green-Wood.The 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.
Tags: flowers, Great Swamp, plants, trees
And 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.