Raspberries

The raspberries are almost irresistable now.  They are just ripening and these black raspberries ( Rubus occidentalis ) aren’t going to last long.  If we didn’t grow red raspberries at home, I would be tempted to stop and have some.  …

Berry Flowers

I mistook these for white Canada anemone’s, due to the five white petals and the height.  But there are broader gaps between the white petal on this flower and I believe they are some type of berry, whether strawberry or …

Decorated Berries

These berries have survived until spring.  The frost was on them this morning and a flock of a dozen waxwings saw them soon after I did.  I expect the migratory birds will get them if the natives don’t.

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Vine Berries

This vine is using a tree trunk to climb and grow.  All this winter I have walked past it and it was only yesterday I noticed the berries on it.  They’re a pale yellow-green color although they appear to have …

Tree Berries Dripping

These berries are almost invisible to me as I walk by in the dark.  The blue is like a deep navy, almost black.  The wet snow has collected on the thin limbs and the melt is dripping from the berries.  …

Leftover Fruit

The lack of leaves on the trees has left them largely anonymous to me.  I realize that I don’t have any good method of identifying one from another without the leaf on them, which seems a bit short-sighted.  I mean, …

Blood in the Water

I have become quite enamored of raindrops.  Fortunately, we’ve had a lot of rain recently.  These dark blue berries are still on the tree, but are slowly wrinkling as time goes by and they aren’t eaten.  One berry, though, had …