“Secord Forest Trout Lily”
“Shine brightly, so you can help those who have not found their path a way through the darkness.”
― Jeffrey Fry
It would simply not feel like spring without Trout Lilies. These delicate little beauties are often slow to come to bloom, but not this year. Within days they went from delicate foliage to full bloom. Whole sections of the forest were filled with theses beautiful yellow flowers and it was hard to pick which one to photograph. They bring such brightness to an otherwise dull scene.
At one point in my hike, I simply sat for a while and enjoyed them. As I sat, looking across a large patch of them, I noticed many bees and flies going from flower to flower, enjoying the feast of pollen these early bloomers provide. The whole scene was abuzz with activity. It’s like watching the world suddenly come alive with sound and movement.
Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 (272ENII)@90mmm
1/500 sec, f/11.0, ISO 400
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