During breeding season, male bobolinks are black and white with a tuft of straw-yellow on the back of their head. They flutter across fields singing a song that may make you think R2-D2 is loose in the haylands of Vermont.
Learn to identify these wildflowers in Vermont’s forests: including trillium, blue cohosh, and spring beauties. Bonus: webinar on wildflowers!
On early spring rambles through sunny woods, you might be forgiven for thinking the forest floor is covered with little speckled fish. The trout lily is named for mottled leaves that resemble speckled trout.
Walking through the April chill, I don’t have much to say; not much has changed during five weeks of a stay-at-home order. And so she begins….
The northern white cedar is among the easiest evergreen to identify. In Vermont, these cedars are found on calcium-rich rock cliffs and in swamps.