This is what it’s all about, folks. The floral glory that is Northern Ontario.
What’s that? There’s more to the north than rocks and lakes and trees?
You bet your sweet bunchberry there is!
Hawkweed when closed for the evening, the colour is scarlet…
… but by day is orange.
Wild rose – the fragrance grabs you by the throat. I dunno, maybe I was a bumblebee in a past life.
My little buttercup
For Cheryl – a dewy Ladyslipper Orchid. This one blows my mind. What I would consider a fragile flower grows happily in the gravel alongside the roads.
Yellow goat’s beard
Dasiy, daisy, give me your answer, do…
Dogwood in bloom
Campanula – alpine bellflower – another that loves the rocky terrain
purple Siberian iris – not exactly a wildflower, but it grows in my garden, and it completes the rainbow spectrum gimmick I was after.
Just the other day I discovered the underwater macro feature on my camera. Love the results for these dry land shots!
As with so many landscape images, the camera cannot adequately capture the expanse, the scale (with out without a body present), the emotional impact. But I’ll share with you some of June’s fields of flowers anyway.
Lupins growing wild in the ditches.
Happy to see that the town has not mowed this section of green space next to Cobalt Lake.
Bunchberry – a variety of dogwood
Photo credit to my hubby for the artsy header image.
Stay tuned for July wherein you will learn who gets the blueberries first: me or the bears?
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Changing Seasons is a monthly photo feature hosted by Max at Cardinal Guzman.
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