Spring Wildflowers!

The woodland floor is beginning to burst with beautiful little flowers that are in a race with the trees overhead to get as much sunlight for growth as possible before the forest leaf canopy closes in above.

Rue anemone wildflower, Buttermilk Falls State Park, Ithaca, NY

Rue anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides), in the buttercup family, emerges on a dry woodland ridge in Buttermilk Falls State Park, Ithaca, NY.

Watch this one-minute Walk in the Park video about our early spring wildflowers!

(Note: the link to owlgorge.com referred to in the video is temporarily unavailable, in the process of transfer to a new website.)