Sunday, May 18, 2014

The littlest of leaves...

White ash
I've so enjoyed watching all the buds leaf out this year. Each species has its own way of opening up to the warm spring weather - they unfurl, burst, surreptitiously emerge, bolt, elongate, crack, pop, and slither open. What a joy to watch.

Common buckthorn
Speckled alder

Sugar maple


Maple-leaf viburnum
Striped maple

Green ash

White pine

Bitternut hickory

Staghorn sumac

Glossy buckthorn

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