Spicebush - so called because its twigs are fragrant when bruised - brightens damp woods, streambanks and pond edges.
And the delicate 5 petaled flowers of Wood Anemone bow under the weight of today's drizzle.
|Mourning Cloak butterfly|
|Pileated Woodpecker excavating a nest cavity|
|European Field Pansy|
|Hairy Rock Cress (?)|