Along the Air Line... 2008 - Spring, Part 4
The Air Line Trail in Eastern Connecticut - Stan Malcolm Photos

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April 24th. Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 26th. Serviceberry or Shadbush (Amelanchier arborea).

 

 

An early grass.

 

 

Purple Trillium (Trillium erectum).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Strawberry (Fragraria virginiana).

 

 

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata), an invasive plant.

 

 

Violet (Viola sp.)

 

 

Cultivated Daffodils at the Route 85 trailhead.

 

 

April 26th. Late afternoon. Violet (Viola sp.)

 

 

Fertile stem of Field Horsetail (Equisetum arvense).

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetative stem of the Field Horsetail.

 

 

Sweet White Violet (Viola blanda).

 

 

Flowers are roughly 3/8" across.

 

 

Rue-Anenome (Anemonella thalictroides).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toothwort (Dentaria diphylla).

 

 

May 3rd. Dwarf Ginseng (Panax trifolius) is blooming on the basnks of Raymond Brook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The invasive Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) is also in flower along the trail.