I have a bit of a backlog of spring wildflowers and such that would be suitable for this series-theme, so even though most if not all of these blooming things will have gone to seed–literally–by the time I post them, I’ll do so anyway. Old botanical news is still good news. Eh? I discovered a large patch of perhaps 20 clusters of Showy Orchis along side our rugged road and not a hundred yards from the outhouse-and-ladder scene I posted a while back. As …

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