Early Spring in Bird Hills
This is Bird Hills, Huron River Watershed, southern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
Winter Aconite (Eranthis hightails). Big thanks to Chris Stier and Tim Dykema, who helped me identify this flower.
Winter Aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)
Thanks to Tim Dykema for finding this illustration.
These trout lily (Erythronium americanum) leaves are in focus. They look a little like trout viewed through water, don’t they? Yellow blossoms to come.
Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) emerging from soggy ground.