Backyard Wilderness Blog
The transition from August to September is a
beautiful time in Vermont. Morning mists drifting above the landscape in the cool, early hours, inspire deep mystical and wistful feelings. As the dawn of the late-summer sun begins warming and caressing the earth, slowly burning away the haze, the first hints of autumn colors appear in the foliage...
The photos above and to the right were taken at Berlin Pond on September 8, 2012.
The yellow blossom below belongs to Nuphar advena, also known as Yellow Pond Lily or Spatterdock. This is a non-native plant in America, but once here the roots of this water lily were adopted by native peoples as a medicinal to enhance male virility.
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