2014 05 04 Riverside Park Ottawa County
For more of Riverside in May see
2014 05 05 Warren Woods, Kesling Nature Preserve - Berrien County see
2014 05 08 Long Lake - Kent County, Patterson Park - Muskegon County see
2014 05 12 Dowagiac Woods - Cass County, Mud Lake Bog and Trillium Ravine - Berrien County
Blue-Eyed Mary Collinsia verna Figwort family
Bent Trillium Trillium flexipes
Many trillium at Trillium Ravine!
Spider with worm giving a high five.
2014 05 19 Barry County Places, including Maher Audubon Sanctuary
2014 05 20 Aman Park Ottawa County
Sand Creek at Aman Park
2014 05 27 Bass River Rec. Area, Ottawa County
Johnny Jump-Up Viola tricolor Violet family
Wild Columbine Aquilegia canadensis Buttercup family
Yellow Iris Iris pseudacorus Iris family
Super secret pond at Bass River Rec. Area, there are several super secret ponds here.
Around home we had a bumper crop of Squawroot Conopholis americana Broomrape Family - An underground plant without leaves or chlorophyll!
That was as much as I remember about May. I did take a kayak trip down the Pigeon River but didn't have my camera with so no photos. Since June is almost over, maybe I will compile the month of June into a post.
Marie and I found two wild orchids at Bass River Rec. Area this week but I guess you will just have to wait until next month to hear all about it! Now you are all on the edge of your seats. Right?