Still on my fern kick, this time it is the lowly bracken fern. I’ve always thought that the name was rather ugly for such an elegant, if common, plant.
A teeny-tiny, baby frond.
I’ve had a fern obsession this past week. My maidenhair fern is getting new fronds, and it is fascinating to watch them emerge and unfurl. For perspective: the pine cone in the photo below, beside the baby, is about 3 inches long.
To be continued…
The other day I was taking pictures of the holly berries starting to redden, and almost missed noticing this iridescent jewel of a bug.
Some light and limey greens for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Lime or light green
It IS Easy Being Green!…all you need is a little water.
Desert green: The unusual amount of rainfall that has caused distress in other areas has resulted in a very green desert.
This plant has green branches because it has adapted to the desert by having its branches photosynthesize. Leaves lose too much water.
I took these pictures when I was in my first photography class. The assignment was to pay special attention to different kinds of light. These ferns were cast into shadow by midday light reflecting off of the grass.
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Monochromatic.”