Seaton Hiking Trail North: February 2021

I was last here in late July. Here are some contrasting photos from then and now:

Cornfield
Basswood
Basswood (Tilia americana)
Highbush-cranberry
Highbush-cranberry (Viburnum opulus)

My highlight wildlife in July was:

White Admiral

Today it was:

Canada Geese

Trail scenes:

Highway 407
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Some botany:

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)
Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo)
Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)
White Ash (Fraxinus americana)
White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
Highbush-cranberry (Viburnum opulus)
Highbush-cranberry (Viburnum opulus)
Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)
Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
Common Burdock (Arctium minus)
Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
Cat-tail (Typha)
Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)
Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)
Silver Maple (Acer sachharinum)
Spindletree (Euonymus europaea)
Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

NATURE POETRY

The birds have vanished down the sky.
Now the last cloud drains away.
We sit together, the mountain and me,
until only the mountain remains.                – Li Bai (701–762)

Miles Hearn

1 thought on “Seaton Hiking Trail North: February 2021

  1. Lisa Volkov

    Every season has its own special attractions. Again, I have to thank you for letting me see these beautiful places again. Thanks, Miles!

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