our severe drought, water rushed under the Judd Brook bridge.
the rusty bridge structure showed spring color.
Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) blossoms were among the first
signs of spring...
with Red Maple (Acer rubrum) blossoms.
Anenome (Anemonella thalictroides).
Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus, with basal rosettes of leaves),
False Hellebore (Veratrum viride, leaves up the stem), and the
yellow flowers and succulent leaves of Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris).
(Viola sp.) everywhere, in every shade of blue and white.
Trillium (Trillium erectum).
Toothwort (Dentaria diphylla).
the Red Maple (Acer rubrum) seeds showed vibrant color.
Blueberry, I believe (Vaccinium sp.)
- also called Serviceberry. (Amelanchier sp.)
tent caterpillars (Malacosoma sp.) got an early start too.