To See a World in a Grain of Sand and a Heaven in a Wildflower
William Blake (1757–1827), Auguries of Innocence
Who could resist this color combination of the bright green lynx spider and Rosegentian (Sabatia sp.) flower?
Scaphiopus holbrooki holbrookiHe must be happy because he is always looking for sex.
Gopherus polyphemusWe were thrilled to see this young gopher tortoise at the edge of its burrow. It proved that we had a reproducing population on our property.
Actias lunaThe eyespots and folded wings of this luna moth look like a face to me when viewed this way. The leading edge of the wings are actually at the bottom of the image.
Hyla femoralisPinewoods Treefrogs always seem to be so cute!
Stagmomantis carolinaHere's Looking at You! The praying mantis was perched on a branch and I went under the motionless mantis while it was "praying."
Rhododendron minus var. chapmanii
This species of Drumheads is usually pink, but this flower is white with just a tinge of pink.
The presence of Crowpoison flowers almost always indicate that the area has been recently burned.