Category Archives: Flora

Short Seasons

Summers in Alaska hardly seem to have fully developed before signs of autumn appear, like these brightly colored devil’s club leaves in the middle of July along the eastern edge of Cook Inlet. Best to enjoy as much as possible … Continue reading

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Summer is Here!

When the winter season in the far north really passes, the transformation is incredible. Among the first signs of late spring/early summer are the wild rose blossoms whose delicate pick petals seem to show up everywhere. They don’t last long, … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Land

One of the pleasures of living in a part of the world where you’re never far from wild places is the opportunity to harvest some of nature’s abundance.  There are many varieties of berries in Alaska, but my favorite is … Continue reading

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Unusual Flora

In the quest for compelling images it’s always a pleasure to happen onto something a little out of the ordinary.  Nature is full of variation—part of the continuous challenge to adapt and survive.  During the short wildflower season in Alaska, … Continue reading

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