Friday, April 28, 2006

Ontario April Flowers

Just a quick three photos while I fill out my almost late tax returns. I can't put it off much longer.

Here is an insect's view of a Common Blue Violet, (Viola sororia).

Here is a close up of a flower on a native shrub with many names: Shadbush, Serviceberry, Juneberry, (Amelanchier arborea).

And finally, here is a close up of a wild flower that is not popular here because it is an invasive species from another continent. (It has that in common with most of the human population here, but that is another matter.) Anyway, it is called Butterbur, (Petasites japonicus).

Guess I was in a macro mood today for some reason.


Anonymous said...

Happy to see your photos. Is that a serviceberry living near you?!

robin andrea said...

Hard not to be in a macro mood when some part of the overall beauty is found when you get that close.

Ontario Wanderer said...

E, Yes, it's near where the trilliums are not blooming.

RD, Being very nearsighted, close is where I see best.