These sweet, tiny, wildflowers are known by a variety of names such as, Spring Beauty, Virginia Spring Beauty, Eastern Spring Beauty or Fairy Spud. Not all clusters are as vibrant in color as these, most plant blooms are white with very subtle striping.
They bloom in early spring. The life of the individual flowers is short. They bloom lasts only three days, and the five stamens on each flower are only active for a single day. They can be found in many different habitat types, especially in forests. I found these in the woods of northeast Wisconsin.
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On a foggy winter morning I was out snapping scenery. I decided to take a different perspective on a road near our home.
This is one of those images where you can stare and contemplate what deep meaning the artist was trying to convey. (That’s what I’m doing.)
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