Category Archives: Trees, shrubs, and vines
Yellow Birches at Wolf Swamp in Garrett County on July 15 A Confused Haploa Moth near Wolf Swamp in Garrett County on July 15
A Pine Warbler forages in the Loblolly Pines at Blandair Park in Columbia, MD. There were two Pine Warblers here today along with some bluebirds, juncos and one Chipping Sparrow. Normally Pine Warblers only winter on the eastern shore of … Continue reading
Today was the first day of an early arctic outbreak with high temperatures only reaching the upper 30s. Brr!
Still some color on these young Sugar Maples near Forebay Pond in east Columbia, Maryland
The larger tree is on the right. These trees are growing right near the border with Anne Arundel County and near the CSX railroad tracks. Fittingly, two Pine Warblers were singing in the area. The biggest tree is almost 4 … Continue reading
Another rare shrub or small tree growing in the Pocomoke drainage in the lower Easter Shore of Maryland and more commonly in the South.
The left-leaning multi-branched tree in the photo is a large Sweetleaf, Symplocos tinctoria, which is usually much smaller in Maryland. It occurs only on the lower Eastern Shore. This one is growing along Pusey Branch.