1 June 2011

A couple of plants from Dolly Sods

Posted by Callan Bentley

It wasn’t just bugs that we saw at Dolly Sods, West Virginia, over the weekend. There were some plants, too.
Here’s a look at the typical Dolly Sods scene, with spruce trees and aspen and alder and a boggy trail:

“Lady slipper” orchid:

Fiddleheads unfurling into ferns:

And, of course, one of my favorite things to do with plants is to reverse the photosynthesis that constructed them: