|spring beauties hours before they straighten up and open their petals|
There are surprises and there is a predictable sequence of plants poking up through the duff.
My plan is to photograph flowers as they appear, creating a record of the sequence. I'm interested primarily in the flowers from our acre. At 5500 feet altitude, we're on a mostly north facing slope.
First (this is the case year after year) come the spring beauties, Claytonia lanceolata. And yesterday the first delicate little spring beauty shouldered aside the leaves.
Nous sommes embarqués.
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|another spring beauty|
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|last fall's seedpod|