Lobster Boat Moored In Nauset Marsh On Cape Cod

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I’ve never seen a larger boat like this lobster boat moored in Nauset Marsh, so I was a little surprised to see it moored in the middle of the channel. The channel must be deep enough to allow a bit this size to moor there.

I took this photograph from Fort Hll looking out toward Coast Guard Station in the distance. I thought it made such a nice, colorful photograph. What do you think?

 

White Eastern Starflower At Hemenway Landing On Cape Cod

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The Eastern Starflowers are blooming all over Cape Cod and are gorgeous. Each Eastern Starflower has 2 delicate flowers with 5-9 pointed petals on a slender stem with shiny leaves. The flowers are are small, 1/2″ to 3/4″ and bloom in May and June in cool, dry woods.

Pretty, don’t you think?

Pretty White Canada Mayflower At Hemenway Landing On Cape Cod

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I saw this little white Canada Mayflower wildflower a couple of weeks ago at Hemenway Landing by Fort Hill. It is a small woodland plant with tiny 4-petaled flowers clustered on a stem. They only grow 3-6″ in May and June.

I liked the macro of it as you can see its tiny details. So pretty, don’t you think? Have you ever seen a Canada Mayflower?

First Seal Of The Season At Coast Guard Beach On Cape Cod

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I saw my first seal of the season at Coast Guard Beach the other day. There were quite a few of them in the water, so the water must be warming up a bit. The latest I heard was that the water was 54 degrees. Brrrr…

Cute little guy, don’t you think?

White Dewberry Wildflowers Are Blooming All Over Cape Cod

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There are white Dewberries blooming everywhere you look on Cape Cod! They are such a pretty wildflower. So simple, yet so delicate. I saw these on the boardwalk of Red Maple Swamp Trail at Fort Hill.

“Dewberries are a group of species closely related to the blackberries. They are small trailing brambles with¬†fruits, reminiscent of the raspberry, but are usually purple to black instead of red.¬†Dewberries are common throughout most of the Northern Hemisphere and are thought of as a beneficial weed. The leaves can be used to make a tisane, and the berries are edible and taste sweet. They can be eaten raw, or used to make cobbler, jam, or pie.”

Very interesting, don’t you think?

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