In Da Bronx


Franklinia alatamahaFranklinia in bloom. What a scrumptious flower! And the bees agree. (All of today’s trees are descendants from seeds collected by William Bartram in the 1760s. The plant is unknown in the wild.) Sylvilagus floridanusOn the mammal front, Cottontail and Chipmunk and Gray Squirrel.IMG_3877In addition to the frog, a Garter Snake crossed our path, and a couple of the elusive Italian Fence Lizards were seen (more on these anon).IMG_3829See the exuvia? AsclepiasPurple Milkweed Asclepias purpurea. IMG_3838

3 Responses to “In Da Bronx”

  1. 1 Ellen Brys September 13, 2015 at 9:25 am

    Hi Matthew, I love these pix. Love frogs, so looking forward to more. Are all pix fm NYBG? The last one does not look familiar to me.

  2. 3 Susan September 13, 2015 at 11:21 am

    GReat photos!

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