A Freak Of Nature. May 3, 2012Posted by littlebangtheory in Art and Nature, macro photos.
Tags: Catamount State Forest, Colrain MA, macro photography, Sigma 50mm lens, slugs, trillium, yellow trillium
Here’s a wildflower which I at first thought was a Yellow Trillium, but now believe to be an uncommon variation on our standard local red trillium:
…as witness its intergrowing with the more common red variety.
True “Yellow trilliums” are pure yellow, while this variant has reddish veins throughout:
Regardless, it’s beautiful, and apparently popular with the local invertibrates as well:
These I found up at McLeod Pond up in Colrain, MA and captured with Ziggy, my 50mm Sigma macro lens.